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”
Cancelled and/or postponed events due to covid-19. Can you get your money back?
The Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) is monitoring the development of the Corona virus closely. They consider the risk of infection spreading in Sweden as very high. The Swedish Government listens carefully to the advice and expertise of the Public Health Agency of Sweden, and are making necessary adjustments almost every day. Their main focus isContinue reading “Effects of the Corona virus in Sweden”
Former politician, diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson was born in 1940 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Jan was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs by the Swedish government in 2006, and worked as Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly between 2012-2016. In the early eighties Eliasson worked as advisor in the war betweenContinue reading “Jan Eliasson”