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  • Area: 450,295 sq. km (173,860 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 9,880,604 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.81% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 82.1 years (2016)
  • Languages: Swedish (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
  • Religions: Lutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13%
  • Formal name: Kingdom of Sweden
  • Alternate names: Kingdom of Sweden, Konungariket Sverige, Ruotsi, Schweden, Suède, Sverige, Svezia
  • Government type: parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state: King CARL XVI GUSTAF; head of government: Prime Minister Stefan LOFVEN
  • Capital: Stockholm
  • Administrative divisions: 21 counties
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $47,900 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: machinery 35%, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products, chemicals (2012 est.)
  • Imports: machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing
  • Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)

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