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Surface: 449 964 km²
Capital: Stockholm
Population: 9,514,406 inhabitants (2012)

Photo: By Alexandre Buisse (Nattfodd) CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2606479

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July and August are the best months to travel to Sweden. In these months you have the best chance for pleasant temperatures.
February and March are the best months for a winter holiday to Sweden.

Swedish is the official language in Sweden. In addition, there are Danish, Norwegian and Finnish spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

By STF Saltoluokta Fjällstation – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Sweden, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Sweden is paid with the Swedish krona (SEK).

Traffic and route
In Sweden you must drive on the right side of the road.
In Sweden are toll roads. An overview of all toll roads in Sweden available at ANWB .

In Sweden, the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.

By Arild Vågen – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news concerning Sweden available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Sweden, please visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites ending in .se from Sweden.
Official websites of Sweden: sweden.gov.se and sweden.se .
Swedish Tourist Board: visitsweden.com .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos from Sweden.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Sweden.

Public and school holidays
The national holiday of Sweden falls on June 6.
All other holidays in Sweden can be found at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage

An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Sweden found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Sweden can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.