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SWEDEN

Sweden officially the Kingdom of Sweden  is a Nordic country in Northern Europe.[20] It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million[11] of which 2.6 million have a foreign background.[21] Persons with foreign backgrounds are defined as persons who are foreign born, or born in Sweden with foreign born parents.[22] It has a low population density of 25 inhabitants per square kilometre (65/sq mi), with 1 437 persons per km2 in localities. 87% of Swedes live in urban areas, which cover 1.5% of the entire land area. The highest concentration is in the central and southern half of the country. sweden-map Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy,