The country in Europe where the official language is Swedish and the currency Swedish krona (SEK), this is Sweden.
Not only is Stockholm the capital city, but it is also one of the most visited tourist destinations by far.
Other cities which are good to explore are Gothenburg, Malmö, Uppsala, Upplands Väsby and Sollentuna, Västerås.
During your journey around Sweden, you can try Sill (Herring), Wallenbergare, Köttbullar (Meatballs), Raggmunk, Smörgåstårta and many other local food.
Sweden has more than two airports where you can arrive from all over the world. And the major ones you can arrive at are Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN), Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (GOT), Malmö Sturup Airport (MMX), Växjö Kronoberg Airport (VXO), Umeå Airport (UME), Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA), Halmstad Airport (HAD), Sundsvall-Härnösand Airport (SDL), Luleå Airport (LLA), Visby Airport (VBY), Ronneby Airport (RNB), Kalmar Airport (KLR), Gällivare Airport (GEV), Kiruna Airport (KRN), Åre Östersund Airport (OSD), Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport (AGH), Stockholm Skavsta Airport (NYO), Kramfors Sollefteå Airport (KRF), Lycksele Airport (LYC), Skellefteå Airport (SFT), Vilhelmina Airport (VHM), Arvidsjaur Airport (AJR), Karlstad Airport (KSD), Linköping City Airport (LPI), Norrköping Airport (NRK), Hemavan Airport (HMV), Jönköping Airport (JKG), Trollhättan-Vänersborg Airport (THN), Mora Airport (MXX), Kristianstad Airport (KID).
If you arrive at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) in Stockholm, which is also the largest airport in the country, and you’re traveling further, no worries. It takes a maximum of a several hours to get to any city within the country.
Sweden doesn’t accept Euro or US dollar, we recommend you to exchange cash before your trip for the best rates. Although credit and debit cards are also universally accepted throughout the country, we recommend you to carry cash and coins with you.
Sweden has a population of 10.4 million people, making it one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.
The official language of Sweden is Swedish. Whilst the largest part of individuals speak Swedish, it is common to hear people speaking in Sámi, Finnish, Romani, Meänkieli, Yiddish – these are the languages of the largest international communities within Sweden.
Sweden shares borders with Norway, Finland, Denmark.
Sweden has subarctic climate which is similar to other countries in that part of Europe. If you plan to go to Sweden during the summer, then you don’t need to take warm clothes with you as the weather is usually nice and balmy. Although if you are coming at the end of the summer you might want to take a light jacket with you as it can get a bit cold in the evenings. Nevertheless, when you’re visiting Sweden we advise you to check the weather forecast before your trip so you can pack appropriate clothes.