Facts about Sweden

Governance: Constitutional monarchy Official language: Swedish Oficial minority languages: Finnish, Yiddish, Meänkieli, Romani and Sami. National Day: June 6 National anthem: “Du gamla, du fria” Currency: Swedish kronor (SEK) Population: Approximately 10,35 million (2020) Capital city: Stockholm Largest city: Stockholm (approx. 1,6 million) Highest mountain: Kebnekaise (2,106 meters) Largest lake: Vänern (5,648 km2) Members ofContinue reading “Facts about Sweden”

The new Prime Minister

Beeing a part of the Social Democrat’s party Magdalena Andersson has been politically active since 1996. In November 2021 Magdalena Andersson was appointed Prime Minister of Sweden. Replacing the former Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, she becomes the first female Prime Minister of Sweden. And thereby historical. It wasn’t the first time Magalena was elected toContinue reading “The new Prime Minister”

Reasons to visit Sweden

Sweden is, in many ways, a rich country. Not only financially, but historically, esthetically, ecologically, gastronomically and culturally. The best part? Everything is open to everyone and anyone. The north In the northern parts of Sweden you’ll find a wide range of activities to engage in. During early summer the magic of the Midnight SunContinue reading “Reasons to visit Sweden”

Parental leave

In Sweden it’s quite common for women and men to split there parental leave duties. Something that is possible thanks to a generous policy. This particular policy was extended in 1974 by the Swedish government, and enables both parents to benefit from it, by splitting the parental leave equally. Since the stay-at-home-dads quite often engageContinue reading “Parental leave”