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Sweden Country Quickfacts

  • Colorful Stockholm
  • Turning Torso, the largest building in Scandinavia
  • Go Sweden!
Area:  450,295 km2
Capital: Stockholm
Country Code: 46
Country Population: 9,775,572
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Sweden krona
Departure Tax: Approximately €42 depending on the destination
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 V
Ethnic Groups: 

No formal census on ethnicity but according to Statistics Sweden 20% are of "foreign background" 

Flag: Sweden Flag
Location:  Northern Europe, between Finland and Norway
Official Language(s): Swedish
Religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran derivative) Christian, Roman Catholic
Time Zone: CET (UTC +1)
Tipping: Tipping is not mandatory but is welcome at approx. 10% depending on the service.


Sweden Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Sweden.

Learn about the history and culture of Sweden, the must-try food and drink, and the best time to visit. Read about Sweden's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Sweden for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Sweden tours today!

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