General information Language Currency Geography Population Sweden in the European union Sweden and the United Nations Participation in the Eurovision Contest
Sweden is the most populated of the Nordiccountries. Area: 450 294 km2 9,5 million of people (9,5 million inhabitants) Capital:Stockholm (Estocolmo) Other importan cities: Gothenburg , Malmö Language: Swedish Currency: Swedish krona (SEK) Flag: blue with a yellow cross3
The national language of Sweden is Swedish,which is the native language of 90% of itsinhabitants. It is a norse language belonging to theGermanic branch of the Indo-Europeanlanguage family. Swedish is taught in over 200 universitiesoutside Sweden.4
1 Swedish Krona (SEK) = 100 öre = 0.117 € 1 Euro (€) = 8,527 Swedish Kronas (03/05/2013)5The graphic shows historic exchange rates between theswedish krona (SEK) and Euro (EUR)
6•Forests (mainly pines): 52%.•Mountains and rocks: 12%.•Agriculture land: 8%.•Felds and pastures: 7%•Lakes and rivers: 9%.•Swamp areas: 9%•Urban land: 3%•Highest mountain: Kebnekaise: 2.111 m•Maximum distance North-South: 1.574 km•Maximum distance East-West: 499 km
Average temperatures January JulyMalmö 0,2°C +16,8°CEstocolmo -2,8°C +17,2°CKiruna -16,0°C +12,8°C70,2-2,81616,8 17,212,8Malmö Estocolmo KirunaAverage temperaturesin ºCTem_January Tem_July
80% lives in urban areas along the coast. Fertility rate: 1,65 childrens per woman. 15% born abroad or with both parents bornoutside Sweden.8
Definition of Population density: Populationdensity is the number of people per unit of area.
Definition of Population growth rate: The average annual percent changein the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deathsand the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country.
Average life expectancy: Men 79 years and Women 83 years.The pyramid takesthis form inpopulations wherethe birth rate hasfallen in recent yearsand is low.This phenomenongenerates an agingpopulation
Today the active and non-active population aresimilar, but the active population is expected toincrase in a few years.
Member EU since 1995. They voted no to theEuro byreferendum, 2003.13
Since it’s adhesion to the UNO in 1946, it hasbeen a member of security council 3 times. 15% of the Swedish help to development goesto social and economic UNO programs.14
Sweden has won Eurovision Contest 5 times. Lastyear it won with the song Euphoria by Loreen.
MusicSweden, winner of Eurovision contest 2012AutHORSCFGM: 1º Administrative ManagementParticipating theachersElisa and Mª AngelesSOURCE: Sweden Intitute (SI) www.sweden.se