Interesting facts about Sweden

September 9, 2009 | In: Countries facts

Sweden is the 3rd largest EU country in land area, after France and Spain.

The official name of Sweden is ‘The Kingdom of Sweden’. The official language of the country is Swedish.

Swedish men are very tall.

The strongest girl in the world is Swedish!

As of 2004 you can pay your Swedish taxes by sending an SMS message from your cell phone.

Sweden remained neutral throughout World War I and World War II.

Sweden has a population of over 9.6 million, 85 percent of which live in urban cities.

During Easter in Sweden, which is a well-known holiday here, children dress up and go from home to home asking for candy, similar to Halloween!

Stockholm is surrounded by water and every year a water festival are held in August.

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1 Response to Interesting facts about Sweden



July 29th, 2010 at 12:17 pm

I’m sorry to say that the Stockholm Water Festival has not been held since 1999. However, the Stockholm Water Prize that was associated with the festival is still handed out annually.

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