Where is Sweden?

Sweden is located in the Northern Europe region at latitude 60.128161 and longitude 18.643501 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 60° 7' 41.38'' N
  • 18° 38' 36.60'' E

You can see the location of Sweden on the world map below:

Sweden on the World Map

Sweden Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Sweden (SE) are:

  1. Finland (FI)
  2. Norway (NO)

Maritime Borders

Sweden borders with the Baltic Sea.

Sweden Related Content

Sweden Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 60.128161
Longitude: 18.643501
Country CodesAlpha 2: SE
Alpha 3: SWE
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇪
Int. Phone Prefix+46
Capital cityStockholm
Northern Europe
Country Area450295 sq km
Population 202110,415,811
World Rank: 87
Median Age39.5
Life expectancy83
Major languagesSwedish (official)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.se
Biggest AirportStockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN)
Average temperature10.00 °C
50.00 °F
Administrative Divisions21 counties
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Sweden Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencySwedish Krona (SEK)
GDP in 2020$545.1 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 22
GDP per capita in 2020$52,300
World Rank: 12
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, China, United States, Norway, Denmark
Top 5 Export CountriesGermany, United States, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark

Biggest Cities in Sweden

Here are the largest cities in Sweden based on 2021 data:

City Population
Stockholm 975,819
Gothenburg 604,829
Malmo 269,349
Uppsala 165,456
Uppsala 133,117
Vasteras 128,534
Orebro 126,009
Linkoping 115,672
Helsingborg 113,816
Umea 90,412

Map of Sweden with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Europe Region