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    • Exploring Sweden
    • Swedish Flag
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    • Interesting Facts
      • Capital: Stockholm
      • Population: Estimated 9,003,000
      • Official Name: Konungariket Sverige (Kingdom of Sweden)
      • Official Language: Swedish
      • National Anthem: “Du Gamla, du fria, du fjallhoga nord” (Thou Ancient, Thou Free, Thou Mountain-Crowned North.”
      • National Holiday: Flag Day, June 6
    • Government &International Relations
      • Sweden is a constitutional monarchy.
      • The head of their government is the prime minister.
    • Government and International Relations cont.
      • The highest in command is the King.
      • The largest political party is the Social Democracy party.
    • Resources
      • Sweden's chief crops are grains, sugar beets, potatoes, meat, and milk, barley, oats, and wheat.
    • Resources cont.
      • Sweden’s natural resources are timber, iron ore, and hydroelectric power.
    • Economy
      • Sweden constructed an economy based on free enterprise, public ownership of utilities, exports, social welfare, and high taxes.
    • Economy cont.
      • Sweden’s major trading partners are the European Union, the United States, and Norway
    • Religion and Spiritual Beliefs
      • Sweden’s religion consists of 87% Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, and other.
      • Christianity was introduced in 829 but became fully established in the 12 th century.
    • Religion cont.
      • The Wasa Dynasty slowly introduced Lutheran Christianity and in 1604 banned Catholicism.
      • Lutheranism was Sweden’s official religion from about 1540 to 2000.
    • Learning and Technology
      • The Swedish government requires children from 7 to 16 years of age to attend school.
      • Elementary and high school education are free for Swedish children.
    • Family Life, Community, and Society
    • Arts and Crafts
      • Sweden made it’s greatest contribution to the arts in the field of industrial design with harmonious textiles, furniture, glassware, and ceramics.
    • The Armed Forces
      • Swedish men between the ages of 18 and 47 are required to serve from 7 to 15 months in the country’s armed forces.
      • The nation’s regular army, navy, and air forces have a total of about 55,000 members.
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