The northern part of Europe is Sweden spread over a total area of 449,964 sq km. It is bordered by Norway and Finland. As per July 2011 Census, Sweden has a multi-ethnic population of 9,422,661. It is divided by the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea; and Denmark to the southwest. Sweden is made up of Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Uppsala, Linkoping, Vasteras, Orebro, Helsingborg, Jonkoping, Norrkoping, Sundsvall, Karlstad, Vaxjo, and Umea being the largest metropolitan area.
The official language of Sweden is Swedish which is very similar to Danish and Norwegian. The people of Sweden are Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist and Lutheran.
The climate of Sweden is very pleasant with temperature varying according to places. However, the southernmost part of Sweden has oceanic climate, the northernmost has subarctic climate, and the central part has humid continental climate.
The plants of Sweden vary with the topography of the land. The northern regions are covered with cone-bearing trees while the south has deciduous flora. Trees of beech, oak, linden, ash, maple, elm and rare orchids of many types are commonly found in Sweden.
There are wide ranges of animal, bird and fish life in Sweden. Bears, lynx, elks, moose, foxes, roe deer and hares are some of the animals found in Sweden.
Sweden has the best network on railways, connecting them with the neighboring countries. Sweden railways have an excellent interior with luxurious travel, easy connections, modern aid onboard and high speed trains. One can go around Sweden in train, with beautiful places to visit in Sweden. Sweden also provide’s passes that can be used by non residents of European countries. Sweden linked up with the neighboring countries and also provide passes that are valid in both the countries.
Norway- Sweden Eurail pass-- Pass can be used in Norway and Sweden
Finland-Sweden Eurail pass-- Pass can be used in Finland and Sweden
Denmark-Sweden Eurail Pass-- Pass can be used in Denmark and Sweden
Eurail Select pass-- Can select 3 or 4 or 5 countries in Europe that are adjoining by rails or ship ways.
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