What Is the Capital of Sweden?


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The capital of Sweden is Stockholm. It is located at the junction of Malar Lake and Salt Bay. This beautiful city is built on a group of islands and on the mainland of Uppland and Sodermanland.

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The city was mainly built by the ruler Burger Jarl. It appeared as a small town first in 1252. It first became the Swedish capital in 1436. The city has developed a lot over the centuries, but the old part of the city is called Gamla Stan and remains a big tourist attraction. This part of the city has buildings that were built in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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