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Sweden

  1. 1. Sweden History, and facts
  2. 2. Facts .Bordered by: Norway, Finland .Form of Government: Constitutional monarchy. .Capital: Stockholm .Population: 9,045,389 .Language: Swedish Region: Scandinavia
  3. 3. Facts 2 .Forest takes up half of Sweden. .Sweden has around 24,000 islands around it. .There are more than 100,000 lakes in Sweden. .Sweden is part of the EU but uses their own currency, the Swedish Krona.
  4. 4. Map of Sweden
  5. 5. The Vikings Sweden is one of the homes to the Vikings. The Vikings raided European countries as far as the Caspian sea. The vikings originated from; Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The Vikings lasted to about 700 AD to 1100 AD.
  6. 6. Vikings and Normans William the conqueror , descendent of the Vikings, became king of France and decided to invade England, but this is about Sweden so maybe some other time. Then the Viking era had died out and there were no more Vikings.
  7. 7. Sweden is up north with some other very cold regions.
  8. 8. Swedish-Dano War In the 16th century, Gustav Vasa fought for an independent Sweden crushing an attempt to restore the Kalmar Union (Finland,Sweden, Denmark,Norway) Sweden and Finland defeated Russia, Denmark and Poland in the war with no more than 1 million people left.
  9. 9. Swedish food and cuisine Because of Swedens large north-south expansion there has always been regional differences in Swedens cuisine. Julmust is a drink that came around in 1910 to be sold for Christmas. It is a non alcoholic soda only sold on Christmas time.
  10. 10. Swedish Music and Culture Sweden has an orchestra in Stockholm that was established around 1900. Singing in a choir in Sweden is a very popular activity. Each of Sweden’s 25 counties has one symphony or chamber orchestra supported by the county council.
  11. 11. IKEA IKEA is one of the worlds biggest home furniture companies. IKEA began in 1943, in the small village of Agunnaryd, Sweden. Since then IKEA has grown into a multi million Euro business.
  12. 12. About 76% of the population of Sweden belong to the Church Of Sweden. Due to immigration Sweden also has a significant population. There are as many as 500,000 Muslims living in Sweden.
  13. 13. By Alan

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