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Sweden

  1. 1. SWEDEN SUECIA SVERIGE
  2. 2. The Swedish Flag
  3. 3. The map of Sweden <ul><li>Area: 450,000 km² </li></ul><ul><li>Longest north-south distance: 1,574 km </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quick facts <ul><li>Capital: Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 9,3 million </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Protestant Evangelical Lutheran </li></ul><ul><li>Form of government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Parliament: The Riksdag, with 349 members in one chamber </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy: Women 83 years, men 79 years </li></ul>
  6. 6. Languages <ul><li>Official language is Swedish. </li></ul><ul><li>Official minority languages are Finnish, Jiddish, Sami, Romani Chib and Meänkieli. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Swedish words <ul><li>Hej! Hi! </li></ul><ul><li>Hur mår du? How are you? </li></ul><ul><li>Bra Good </li></ul><ul><li>Hejdå! Bye! </li></ul><ul><li>Tack! Thanks! </li></ul><ul><li>Jag heter Tove. My name is Tove. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Climate <ul><li>Cold? </li></ul><ul><li>Dark? </li></ul><ul><li>Also bright and warm. </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Sweden: -30°C to 25°C </li></ul><ul><li>South of Sweden: -15°C to 25°C </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Northern Lights…
  10. 10. … and the Midnight Sun
  11. 11. Animals in Sweden <ul><li>The Moose </li></ul><ul><li>The Bear </li></ul>
  12. 12. A Famous Building <ul><li>Stockholm Stadshus </li></ul>
  13. 13. Traditional celebrations <ul><li>Påsk - Easter </li></ul><ul><li>Midsommar - Midsummer </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Lucia - Santa Lucia </li></ul><ul><li>Julafton - Christmas </li></ul>
  14. 14. Easter <ul><li>We celebrate Easter eating eggs and candy. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Midsummer – the longest day <ul><li>We celebrate the Midsummer in the end of June, when the night is very bright. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Santa Lucia – the shortest day <ul><li>13th of December we celebrate that the light soon will come back. In the morning there is a procession with boys and girls singing. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Christmas <ul><li>We celebrate Christmas the 24th of December. We eat traditional food, watch TV and Santa Claus is coming with gifts. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Famous Swedes…
  19. 19. <ul><li>Astrid Lindgren </li></ul><ul><li>- author </li></ul><ul><li>Pippi Långstrump </li></ul>
  20. 20. Zlatan Ibrahimović - football player
  21. 21. Ingmar Bergman - film director
  22. 22. Greta Garbo - actress
  23. 23. Companies and Industries <ul><li>VOLVO – cars </li></ul><ul><li>H&M – clothes </li></ul><ul><li>IKEA – furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Forest – 55% of the area of Sweden is covered by forest </li></ul><ul><li>Iron – two big mines in Kiruna and Malmberget </li></ul>
  24. 24. Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
  25. 25. The Royal Family
  26. 26. Me! <ul><li>My name is Tove Dahlberg. I am 23 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>I am from Gothenburg but i lived in Umeå for the last two years. </li></ul><ul><li>I love to talk, dance and eat. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask me anything you want to know! </li></ul>
  27. 27. Do you want to know more? <ul><li>Visit: </li></ul><ul><li>www.sweden.se </li></ul><ul><li>www.visitsweden.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.umea.se </li></ul><ul><li>www.goteborg.com </li></ul>
  28. 28. The End

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