Sweden

Kingdom of Sweden Konungariket Sverige

Quick facts :

Official language: Swedish

Population: 10.23 million

Sweden

Sweden is a country located in Europe with the Baltic sea in the south. The country is surrounded by many different countries, like Norway, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia, the UK and more. Sweden is also a Scandinavian nation, along with several other countries like Denmark and Norway, they all have strong historical, cultural ties. The capital of the country is Stockholm located in the east part of the country. It is a country with the popularity of 10.23 million, with it's people thinly scattered around the country. Sweden has not been to war since 1814.

Turning Torso

Turning Torso is a neo-futurist residential skyscraper in Sweden and the tallest building in Scandinavia. It is located in Malmö on the Swedish side of the Öresund strait.It is regarded as the first twisted skyscraper in the world.

Chinese Pavilion at Drottningholm

The Chinese Pavilion, located in the grounds of the Drottningholm Palace park, is a Chinese-inspired royal pavilion originally built between 1753–1769. The pavilion is currently one of Sweden's Royal Palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Map of Sweden

The Prime Minister of Sweden - Stefan Löfven

King Carl xvi Gustaf

The Government of Sweden

Sweden is a parliamentary democracy. Which means the government gets their power from the people. The people elects 349 men and women to represent them, the parliament, and comes up with laws. The government of the country (led by the prime minister of Sweden) implants the parliament's decisions, laws, amendments and gives them advice. Others can express what they feel or present ideas by elections and through the parliament, they can join political parties and more.

Freedom House Score

Sweden is a free country.

Royalty

The current king of Sweden King Carl XVI Gustaf is the monarch of the country, but has no formal powers in politics.

Economy

Sweden's currency : Swedish Krona

✔️Sweden's economic freedom score is 74.9, making its economy the 22nd freest in the 2020 Index.

✔Sweden is one of the few countries in the European Union who is not using Euro.

✔Sweden's GDP: 556.1 billion USD (2018)

Exports

With the value of exports amounting to about one-third of its GDP, Sweden is highly dependent on free international trade to maintain its living standard.

Agriculture

Grains (particularly oats, wheat, barley, and rye), potatoes and other root crops, vegetables, and fruits are the chief agricultural products. Sugar beet cultivation in Skåne is important and produces almost enough sugar to make Sweden self-sufficient.

Industry

The main industries include motor vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals. industrial machines, forestry and more.

Nature Resources

Places like Kiruna, Norrland has a lot of resources like gold, copper, lead, and zinc. Due to the opening exports of nature resources, central Sweden has a lack of resources.


Social Welfare

Sweden's social welfare system is no doubt one of the best in the world, the social welfare fees is paid with the taxes people pay. Few of the main insurances are unemployment insurance, old age pension benefits and more.

Culture

Kanelbulle

Kanelbulle is made from lightly sweetened, leavened bread dough known as vetebröd (wheat bread), they can also be flavoured with cardamom, saffron and vanilla. It is served during fika – the daily practice of sitting down with a coffee and something sweet.

Midsummer Festival

Midsummer celebration. Midsummer takes place in June and is a celebration of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. There will be a maypole in the center of a group of gathering people. They dance and sing around it.

Stockholm City Hall

The Stockholm City hall was built by Ragnar Östberg, it is the most iconic building in Stockholm. It is built with eight million bricks, and has the biggest organ in Scandinavia within. The Nobel prize banquet is also held at the Blue Hall in the building.

Goals for Sweden

1.Sweden is a country that is currently taking in more and more refugees in it's countries. Sweden took in the most refugees in Europe. The country also paid social benefits for the refugees in order for them to start better lives. Sweden is donating 40 RP in the JN to help pass resolutions, requests for aids that is related to human rights.

2. As a quite influential and wealthy country in the EU, Sweden is donating member countries who are in the EU with 20 RP to solve problems.

3. Sweden is suffering bombing and explosions in it's city, most of the suspects are from socio-economically weak groups, or second- or third-generation immigrants. Sweden will support economic problems that are effecting the people of the member nations with the amount of 5 RP every time.