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Sweden in numbers
Area: 449,964 km2
GDP: $337.893 billions
Currency: Swedish Kronor (SEK)
Time zone: GMT +1
Main tourist attractions
Cities Stockholm the capital, nicknamed Venice of northern Europe, Capital of Scandinavia and many more complimentary names, truly amazing city to visit! Gothenburg "capital" of western Sweden, home of some of the biggest concerts and festivals during the summer and boosting with some of the best seafood in the world.
Good to know
SEK, Swedish Kronor, is used. In some of the touristy districts the occasional shop might accept Euro but at a crappy rate.
ATMs are available everywhere, naturally more frequently in bigger cities.
Banking: Open until 3 in most cases
Exchange offices: Forex and Exchange are the bigger ones and they handle most currencies. If you have a very odd one like Vietnamese Don for example, best try to change money at the bigger airports when you arrive.
Taxis: Available everywhere in the bigger cities. All should run by meter! Most companies have fixed prices from the airport to town written on the outside of the cars.
Public transportation: Cheap, reliable and fast, use it as much as you can!
Monopoly on selling alcohol means that you have to queue up at Systembolaget if you plan to buy a bottle of wine for dinner. Open until 6 Monday-Friday and some places are open on Saturdays until 3.
Is prohibited in restaurants, bars and any other public building. Cigarettes are expensive and should be bought outside of Sweden if you smoke. Almost no one will let you smoke inside in private apartments either.
There are different specialties from different regions and also naturally depending on the season, but we have chosen a few things that stand out:
Swedish meat balls (Köttbullar med potatismos och lingon)
Served with mashed potatoes, cream sauce and lingon berries. This is as Swedish as it gets!
Pea soup (Ärtsoppa)
Served on Thursdays (after army tradition) with crisp bread, punch and mustard. Dessert is always Swedish pancakes with whipped cream and strawberry jam.