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Skagerrak, Scandinavian Peninsula, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, largest country

Sweden, officially Konungariket Sverige (Kingdom of Sweden), constitutional monarchy in northern Europe, occupying the eastern portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. It is bounded on the north and west by Norway, on the northeast by Finland, on the east by the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea, and on the southwest by the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Oresund straits. Sweden includes the islands of Gotland and Oland in the Baltic Sea. It is the fifth largest country in Europe. The area of Sweden is 449,964 sq km (173,732 sq mi). Stockholm is the country’s capital and largest city.

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