Sweden is located in northern Europe. It is bordered by the countries of Finland and Norway as well as by the Baltic Sea and the Gulfs of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak.Continue Reading
Covering a land area of roughly 280 square miles, Sweden is a bit larger than California and the 56th-largest country in the world. The terrain is comprised of gently rolling lowlands, but the western region is mountainous. There are 97,500 lakes in Sweden. Stockholm is the country's largest city and its capital.
As of 2015, 9.7 million people reside in Sweden, 85 percent of whom live in the cities. The primary official language is Swedish, but Finnish, Yiddish, Sami, Meänkieli and Romani are also considered official languages of Sweden.Learn more about Europe
The Mongols never occupied Europe but sparked a renaissance thanks to the art, fashion, food and technology they introduced to residents of the continent. Historians say the Europeans enjoyed all the benefits of an encounter with the Mongols without having to pay the price of being conquered by them. In imparting knowledge ranging from technical to culinary, the Mongols helped usher in a new standard of living in Europe.Full Answer >
There are 50 countries and six dependent territories that make up the continent of Europe. Russia is easily the largest country in Europe, covering over forty percent of the total size. Russia is also the largest country in Europe in terms of population.Full Answer >
Some interesting facts about Europe for kids are that the continent of Europe is slightly larger than the United States and that all European countries use the Euro, except for the countries in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Another interesting fact is that there are no deserts in Europe.Full Answer >
Europe isn't actually a continent, is divided into three regions and boasts a range of different climate types. Russia lies in both Europe and Asia.Full Answer >