part of Scandinavia


Sweden , if you didn't know, is part of Scandinavia. there is 9.6 million people living there currently, it has many tourist attractions and has delightful but interesting foods they have a lot of wild life as well.


From 8,000 BC to 6,000 BC, Sweden as a whole became populated by people these people lived by hunting, gathering, and fishing many centuries after sweden was found an age called the bronze age started. This age was marked in the Nordic region also- especially in denmark as well as sweden. this time period was a time where many cultures flowed into sweden, this was shown by ancient artifacts carved in gravestones. by 800–1050 AD the viking age came around. This age was characterized by a significant expansion of activity, in Sweden’s case largely toward the east.the east was where most vikings lived. soon a leader took head of the kingdome. he took his spot in the early 13th century his name was King Magnus Ladulås. in the 14th century later in Sweden's history the north war swung around and after 21 years the swedish lost the battle against Russia, Poland, and Denmark they had to give up most of their east side, soon came the overtake of Norway. Threw ought the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries the power was scrambled from one leader to the next but in the early 1700's Sweden fought a war and gained back the rule of Norway. in the 1900's Sweden was then characterized and had great culture flow. After WW2 Sweden started to reform its self, they had many movements in this time period such as the free churches movement, the temperance and women’s movements, and above all the labor movement. not much changed after the 20th century and into the 21st century.


the main language spoken here, in Sweden is Swedish. This is also spoken by parts of other Scandinavian countries.

Five phrases in swedish you should know

where is the bathroom-Var är toaletten

hello- Hallå

goodbye- Adjö/Hej då

yes- ja

no- nej



Sweden's climate is very different from ours here in Wisconsin. in the seasons the weather changes for each section of Sweden. the northwest is the coldest section of Sweden. the second coldest section of Sweden is the northeast, the northeast and the northwest are very close by to each other they differ about 10 digress. but the central area is the warmest section of the three.

when to go to sweden

it is hard to predict Sweden's weather because of the gulf stream. The warmest month is July which is not extremely hot because the high tempeture is about 64 degrees. If you were to go in July here is what you would want to bring

1. a light weight jacket

2. jeans

3. a long sleeve or short sleeve shirt

4. sneekers

Major cities


in conclusion Sweden is a wonderful place to visit. with huge cities by gorgeous seas, uniqu foods interesting weather patterns, typically cold weather, anytime you go it is a fantastic place to visit.

About the Author

my name is Veronica Strangfeld, I've been an official author since a month ago, I live in North prairie, Wisconsin, I go to park view middle school (pvms) I love to dance and I love to travel.

Tourist attractions

Two major tourist attractions in Sweden are Drottningholm Palace and Lund Cathedral. Both of these tourist attractions are very popular for different reasons. Drottningholm Palace is very similar to Buckingham palace, the royal family has lived there for hundreds of years but mostly in the 18th century where the royal court served as well. the Lund cathedral was built in the erly 1085's. it is now a very popular tourist attraction.

swedish hollidays

Saint Lucia's Day: this is a very popular celebration/ holiday in Italy and Scandinavia. it is celebrated on December 13th. it is usually celebrated by one girl wearing a crown of writhed candles or lights while a group of other children follow behind only caring one candle each. This tradition is only roughly 200 years old.

All saints day, also known as all hollows is a widely celebrated holiday it starts on October 31st and ends November 1st. we know it as Halloween. most people take bouquets of flowers to their loved ones graves to show thanks.

even though the Swedish flag day is not technically a holiday it is a traditional calibration and it is very important to the Swedish people. it is celebrated on January first or new years day. Swedish people will rise their flags from about sunrise to sunset, or 8 A.M to 8 P.M.