Destinations

SWEDEN

Capital: Stockholm
Population: 10 million, about 0.13 per cent of the world’s population

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Religion: The Church of Sweden is Evangelical Lutheran. There are also many other religions and denominations
Language: Swedish
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy, with parliamentary democracy
Total area: 528,447 sq km, the third-largest country in Western Europe after France and Spain
GDP per capita (PPP): 47 823 USD (2014)
Population in major cities (including suburbs): Stockholm: 2,123,300 – Gothenburg: 928,600 – Malmö: 656,400
Most important export goods: Machinery and transport equipment, chemicals and plastic and rubber products, electronics and telecommunications equipment, energy products, industrial machinery, road vehicles, minerals, foodstuffs


Calling Code: +46


Internet code: 
.se


Currency: 
Swedish krona (SEK)


Time zone: 
GMT (UTC) +1

Population in major cities (including suburbs

  • Stockholm 2,123,300
  • Gothenburg 928,600
  • Malmö 656,400

Life expectancy

Men 80.1 years
Women 83.7 years

World heritage Sweden

NORWAY

Capital: Oslo
Population: 5.3 million, 15.5 inhabitants per km² (40.1 per square meter)

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Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk and Bokmål)
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy with parliamentary democracy
Total area: 323 787 km² (148,718 square miles)
GDP per capita: 62 025 USD (2014)
Most exports: Oil and gas, Shipping, Wood products, Industrial material, Fish farming, Seafood
Most imports: Machinery, Metals, Food items, Chemicals.


Calling Code: +47


Internet code: 
.no


Currency:
Norwegian krona (NOK)


Time zone: 
GMT (UTC) +1

Religion

  • Christianity 72.9%
  • Catholic Church about 2.4%
  • Islam 2.4%

Life expectancy

Men 79 years
Women 83 years

World heritage in Norway

DENMARK

Capital: Copenhagen
Population: 5.6 million, 18.1 inhabitants per km² ( 46.6 per square mile)

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Languages: Danish
Form of government: Constitutional monarchy with parliamentary democracy
GDP per capita: 48 994 USD (2014)
Main exports: Machinery including computers, Pharmaceuticals, Electronic machinery, Meat, Mineral fuels including oil
Main imports: Cars, Refined petroleum, packaged medicaments, computers, passanger and cargo ships
Area: 42,931 km² (16,576 square miles)


Calling Code: +45


Internet code: 
.dk


Currency:
Danish krona (DKK)


Time zone: 
GMT (UTC) +1

Religion

  • Christianity 71%
  • Non-religious 25%
  • Other religions 3%

Life expectancy

Men 77 years
Women 82 years

World heritage in Denmark

FINLAND

Capital: Helsinki
Population: 5.4 million, 18.1 inhabitants per km² ( 46.6 per square mile)

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Languages: Official languages are Finnish (spoken by 88.9%) and Swedish (5.3%). Sámi is the mother tongue of about 1,900 people, members of the indigenous Sámi people of northern Lapland
Form of government: Republic, parliamentary democracy
GDP per capita: 37,559 euros (2014)
Main exports: Electrotechnical goods, metal products, machinery, transport equipment, wood and paper products, chemicals
Main imports: Raw materials, investment goods, energy, consumer goods (for example cars and textiles)
Area: 338,440 km² (131,991 square miles), the fifth-largest country in Western Europe


Calling Code: +358


Internet code: 
.fi


Currency:
Euro


Time zone: 
GMT (UTC) +1

Religion

  • Christianity 73.8% Lutheran
  • Orthodox 1.1%
  • Other religions 1.6%
  • Non-religious 23.5%

Life expectancy

Men 78 years
Women 83 years

World heritage in Finland

ICELAND

Capital: Reykjavik
Population: 330 000, 3.2 inhabitants per (8.3 inhabitants per square mile)

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Languages: Icelandic
Form of government: Parliamentary constitutional republic
GDP per capita: 47 679 USD (2014)
Main exports: Raw aluminium, Fish, Animal meat and pellets
Main imports: Refined petroleum, Carbon based electronics, Cars, Planes, Helicopters and Spacecraft
Area: 102,775 km² (39,682 square miles)


Calling Code: +354


Internet code: 
.is


Currency: 
Iceland Krona (ISK)


Time zone: 
GMT (UTC) +1

Religion

  • Christianity 85%
  • Norse religion 5%
  • Non-religious 10%

Life expectancy

Men 81 years
Women 83 years

World heritage in Iceland