Sweden Country in Europe information and photo #Sweden – Sweden flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Sweden is a Scandinavian nation of thousands of coastal islands, inland lakes, forests and mountains. Its principal cities, eastern capital Stockholm and southwestern Gothenburg and Malmö, are all on the sea. Stockholm is home to royal palaces, parkland and museums such as open-air Skansen. Its 13th-century old town, Gamla Stan, is set on islands joined by bridges and ferries.
Population: 9.593 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Swedish krona
King: Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Official language: Swedish