Ten fun facts about Sweden

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Fact 1:
The population of Sweden is 9.2 million. The urban population of Sweden is almost 85 %.

Fact 2:
A popular souvenir is the road sign for moose-crossing. Every year a huge number of these signs are stolen from Swedish roads.

Fact 3:
Between 1850 and 1910 more than one million Swedes migrated to the USA.


Fact 4:
The Nobel Prize Ceremonies are held in Sweden and Norway every year on December 10th.

Fact 5:
IKEA and H&M are both modern Swedish retail shops.

Fact 6:
On an average, Swedish women have their first child at 30 years.

Fact 7:
Sweden has the highest number of McDonald restaurants, per capita, in Europe.

Fact 8:
The first ice hotel of the world was built near the village of Jukkasjärvi, in Kiruna district of Sweden.

Fact 9:
The largest shopping mall of Europe is ‘Nordstan’, in Gothenburg.

Fact 10:
Stockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden.

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A Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe.


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Population
9,694,194

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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