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Sweden, formal name: the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the ร–resund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860ย sqย mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2ย million of which 2.5 million have a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sqย mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

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Watch as substitute Madelen Janogy seals victory for Sweden with a terrific solo effort in their Women's World Cup opener against Chile.
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Two late goals give Olympic runners-up Sweden a winning start at the Fifa Women's World Cup as they beat Chile in a rain-affected game.
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Watch as Sweden and Chile players are escorted off the pitch due to bad weather in Group F of the Women's World Cup.
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Watch Christiane Endler's 'fabulous save' as she denies Nilla Fischer an opening goal for Sweden in Group F of the Women's World Cup 2019.
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Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after he exhibited "threatening behavior", law enforcement..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after he exhibited "threatening behavior", law enforcement..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A powerful explosion in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping on Friday damaged buildings and lightly injured 25 people, police said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A powerful explosion in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping on Friday damaged buildings and injured 19 people, police and hospital staff said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A suspected explosion damaged buildings in the center of Linkoping, a town in southern Sweden, on Friday, police said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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