Sweden

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Kingdom of the Swedish Empire

Konungariket Sverige
Motto: Riket före allt.
The Empire above all.
Empire of Sweden (orthographic projection).svg
Capital
and
Stockholm
Official languages Scandoswedish
Recognised national languages Scandoswedish
Ethnic groups
(2018)
Scandinavian: 78.5%, Finnoscandinavian: 17.4%, Other: 4.1%
Religion
Anglicanism
Demonym(s) Scand
Government Unitary federal presidential constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Hans I (Folkungaätten)
• President
Viktor Appelgren
Legislature Parliament
Establishment
1306
Area
• 
1,278,258 km2 (493,538 sq mi)Includes external territories (21st)
Population
• 2018 estimate
36 million (35th)
• 2016 census
35,988,000
• Density
28/km2 (72.5/sq mi) (150th)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$3.8 trillion
Gini 30
medium
HDI Increase 0.934
very high · 7th
Currency Scandinavian Krona (SAK)
Time zone UTC+1, UTC +2
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2, UTC +3
Date format DD-MM-YYYY CE
Driving side right
Calling code +46
ISO 3166 code SE
Internet TLD .se

Sweden, the Swedish Empire, or colloquially known as Kingdom of Sweden (Scandoswedish: Konungariket Sverige [koːnɵŋaˌriːkɛt ˈsværjɛ]), is a country in Northern Europe comprising of 5 States of Sweden. It borders Germany to the south and Russia to the east. At 1,278,258 km² (493,538 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in the European Union, and the third largest in Europe. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 36 million, making it the 10th most populated country in Europe. It has a low population density of 28 inhabitants per square kilometer (73/sq mi), whilst the highest urban concentration occurs in Svealand, with smaller concentrations in Östland, Östdanlandet, and Nyland.