Sweden (Swedish: Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden,
is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe
It borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund.
At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area,
with a total population of over 9.7 million.
Sweden subsequently has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre (54/sq mi),
with the highest concentration in the southern half of the country.
Approximately 85% of the population lives in urban areas.
Southern Sweden is predominantly agricultural, while the north is heavily forested.
Sweden is part of the geographical area of Fennoscandia.
View also: Princess Madeleine of Swedens
Sweden's Notable Births
Sweden's Notable Deaths
- 1931 September 29
- Anita Ekberg, actress (born at Malmö, Sweden) (dead 2015
January 11) Libra
- 1942 October 06
- Britt Ekland, actress (born at Stoccolma, Sweden) Libra
- 1863 December 12
- Edvard Munch, painter (born at Adalsbruk, Loten, Sweden-Norway) (dead 1944 January 23) Sagittarius
- 1905 September 18
- Greta Garbo, actress (born at Stoccolma, Sweden) (dead 1990
April 15) Virgo
- 1915 August 29
- Ingrid Bergman, actress (born at Stoccolma, Sweden) (dead 1982
August 29) Virgo
, Group singers (born at Sweden) Leo
- 1833 October 21
- Alfred Nobel
, chemist, engineer (born at Stockholm, Sweden) (dead 1896 December 10) Libra
- Bjorn Borg
, Tennis player (born at Stoccolma, Sweden) Gemini
- 1926 January 27
- Ingrid Thulin
, actress (born at Solleftea,Sweden) (dead 2004
January 07) Aquarius
- Ingrid Thulin
, actress (dead at Stoccolma,Sweden) (born 1926 January 27) Aquarius
- 1650 February 11
- Rene Descartes
, PPP (dead at Stockholm, Sweden) (born 1596 March 31) Aries