Sweden

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  • Sovereign: King Carl XVI Gustaf (1973)

  • Prime Minister: Stefan Löfven (2014)

  • Land area: 158,927 sq mi (411,621 sq km); total area: 173,731 sq mi (449,964 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 9,723,809 (growth rate: 0.79%); birth rate: 11.92/1000; infant mortality rate: 2.6/1000; life expectancy: 81.89; density per sq mi: 55.6

  • Capital and largest city (2014 est.): Stockholm, 1.372 million

  • Other large cities (2014 est.): Göteborg, 536,790; Malmö, 303,873

  • Monetary unit: Krona

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