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Sweden is a vast land stretching from the Baltic Sea in the south, right past the Arctic Circle in the north. It offers a variety of beautiful landscapes, extensive forests and crisp, clear lakes (almost 100,000 of them!) Away from the cities, Sweden takes in vast areas of scenic coastline and idyllic islands. The wilderness areas of Norrland have the legendary midnight sun in summer, Arctic Scandinavia's highest mountain and marvellous hiking trails. The two large islands of the Baltic Sea, Gotland and Öland, have a special culture. The islands also have a bedrock rich in chalk and host an unusual fauna and flora. Stockholm is one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world spread across an archipelago of 14 islands. It is an easy mix of progressive and modern with pockets that maintain an old-style village feel. It also offers the cleanest air of any city in the world. The Stockholm archipelago counts about 70,000 islands, and is the largest in the world

Regions in Sweden

Bohuslan is one of the 25 traditional non-administrative provinces of Sweden, situated on the west coast of the country.... READ MORE

The term Dalarna County is mainly used for administrative purposes, being further subdivided into municipalities (kommuner). Dalarna County virtually ... READ MORE

Dalarna County is a county in middle Sweden. Dalarna County virtually encompasses the historical province Dalarna, that deals with history and culture... READ MORE

Gotland is a county, province and municipality of Sweden and the largest island in the Baltic Sea.... READ MORE

Halland County is a county on the western coast of Sweden. It corresponds roughly to the cultural and historical province of Halland. The capital is H... READ MORE

Jonkoping County is a county or lan in southern Sweden. It borders the counties of Halland, Västra Gotaland, Ostergotland, Kalmar and Kronoberg. ... READ MORE

Kalmar County (Kalmar län) is a county or län in southern Sweden. It borders the counties of Kronoberg, Jönköping, Blekinge and &O... READ MORE

About a quarter of Sweden's surface area is in Lapland and it is a province in northernmost Sweden. Mining, forestry and hydroelectric power are the b... READ MORE

The name Norrbotten is also used for a province of the same name. This province covers only the eastern part of Norrbotten County - the inland mostly ... READ MORE

Ostergotland is a one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish) in the south of Sweden. It borders Smaland, Vastergotland, Narke, S... READ MORE

Scania is a province in Sweden. The largest cities are Malmö, Helsingborg and Lund.... READ MORE

It borders the counties of Halland, Kronoberg and Blekinge. The seat of residence for the Skane Governor is the town of Malmo. The headquarters of Reg... READ MORE

Smaland borders Blekinge, Scania or Skane, Halland, Vastergotland, Ostergotland and the island Oland in the Baltic Sea. The name Smaland literally mea... READ MORE

It borders Ostergotland, Närke, Västmanland and Uppland. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea. In Swedish, the provin... READ MORE

The city of Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. Stockholm County is divided by the historic provinces of Uppland (Roslagen) and Sodermanland (Sodertor... READ MORE

The island Ulvön in the Swedish High Coast consists of two islands - the north and south Ulvon. In the sound between the islands, you'll find Ul... READ MORE

Vaesterbotten is a province in Sweden and consists of the landscape Vaesterbotten, the southern part Lapland and the northeastern part of Angermanland... READ MORE

Vasternorrland County is a county or lan in the north of Sweden. Vasternorrland County covers approximately the provinces of Angermanland and Medelpad... READ MORE

Vastmanland County is a county or lan in central Sweden. It borders to the counties of Sodermanland, Orebro, Dalarna and Uppsala. The county also has ... READ MORE

The county is the second largest (in terms of population) of Sweden's counties and it is subdivided into 49 municipalities (kommuner). Its population ... READ MORE

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