Geographic coordinates: 62 00 N, 15 00 E
Area: 450, 295 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 56
Land: 410, 335 sq km
Water: 39, 960 sq km
Land Boundaries: 2,233 km
Coastline: 3,218 sq km
Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat and Skagerrak. Set between Finland and Norway.
Temperate in South, with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers; Sub-arctic in the North.
Mostly flat or gently rolling lowlands, mountains in West.
Lowest point: Reclaimed bay of Lake Hammarsjon, near Kristianstad, -2.4m
Highest point: Kebnekaise 2,111 m
Iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic, feldspar, timber, hydropower.