Geography in Sweden

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Geography in Sweden


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Sweden


Surface area

447 420 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 55 in the world of 233 (76,82%); 5 place in Europe from 53 (92,45%)
0,644 % (0,129 % annual) ↗
min: 447 420; max: 450 300; max-min: 2 880 (0,640%); mid: 448 860;
-1 440 (-0,322%)

Land area

407 310 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 230 (75,22%); 6 place in Europe from 52 (90,38%)
0,744 % (0,149 % annual) ↗
min: 407 310; max: 410 340; max-min: 3 030 (0,738%); mid: 408 825;
-1 515 (-0,372%)

Territorial waters

40 110 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 153 (90,85%); 2 place in Europe from 38 (97,37%)
0,374 % (0,075 % annual) ↘
min: 39 960; max: 40 110; max-min: 150 (0,374%); mid: 40 035;
75 (0,187%)

Land use in Sweden


Land area

407 310 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 230 (75,22%); 6 place in Europe from 52 (90,38%)
0,744 % (0,149 % annual) ↗
min: 407 310; max: 410 340; max-min: 3 030 (0,738%); mid: 408 825;
-1 515 (-0,372%)

Agricultural land

7,45 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 188 in the world of 208 (10,10%); 43 place in Europe from 46 (8,70%)
0,973 % (0,195 % annual) ↗
min: 7,45; max: 10,33; max-min: 2,88 (27,89%); mid: 8,89;
-1,44 (-19,34%)
30 327 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 104 in the world of 209 (50,72%); 18 place in Europe from 46 (63,04%)
1,72 % (0,345 % annual) ↗
min: 30 327; max: 42 370; max-min: 12 043 (28,42%); mid: 36 349;
-6 022 (-19,86%)
0,308 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 207 (42,03%); 31 place in Europe from 46 (34,78%)
6,82 % (1,36 % annual) ↗
min: 0,308; max: 0,575; max-min: 0,267 (46,42%); mid: 0,441;
-0,133 (-43,32%)

Arable land

6,35 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 133 in the world of 206 (35,92%); 40 place in Europe from 46 (15,22%)
0,681 % (0,136 % annual) ↗
min: 6,35; max: 8,65; max-min: 2,30 (26,54%); mid: 7,50;
-1,15 (-18,06%)
25 802 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 206 (64,56%); 15 place in Europe from 46 (69,57%)
1,74 % (0,347 % annual) ↗
min: 25 802; max: 36 140; max-min: 10 338 (28,61%); mid: 30 971;
-5 169 (-20,03%)
0,263 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 206 (79,13%); 20 place in Europe from 46 (58,70%)
6,30 % (1,26 % annual) ↗
min: 0,263; max: 0,483; max-min: 0,220 (45,51%); mid: 0,373;
-0,110 (-41,76%)

Forest area

68,92 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 17 in the world of 205 (92,20%); 2 place in Europe from 45 (97,78%)
0,738 % (0,148 % annual) ↘
min: 68,39; max: 68,92; max-min: 0,533 (0,774%); mid: 68,66;
0,267 (0,387%)
280 730 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 206 (90,29%); 2 place in Europe from 45 (97,78%)
2,86 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 204 (91,18%); 3 place in Europe from 45 (95,56%)
4,49 % (0,897 % annual) ↗
min: 2,86; max: 3,28; max-min: 0,414 (12,62%); mid: 3,07;
-0,207 (-7,22%)

Terrestrial protected areas

14,78 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 103 in the world of 204 (50%); 31 place in Europe from 44 (31,82%)
2,94 % (0,588 % annual) ↘
min: 6,28; max: 14,78; max-min: 8,50 (57,51%); mid: 10,53;
4,25 (28,76%)
60 643 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 202 (73,76%); 10 place in Europe from 44 (79,55%)
0,0001519 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 110 in the world of 202 (46,04%); 28 place in Europe from 44 (38,64%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Sweden


Length of land borders

2 211 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 166 (49,40%); 13 place in Europe from 46 (73,91%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 31 place in Europe from 45 (33,33%)

Coastline

3 218 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 191 (81,68%); 13 place in Europe from 38 (68,42%)

Elevation in Sweden


mean elevation

320 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 163 (33,74%); 25 place in Europe from 41 (41,46%)

lowest point

-2,40 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 73 (42,47%); 18 place in Europe from 23 (26,09%)

highest point

2 111 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 232 (50,43%); 25 place in Europe from 52 (53,85%)

Main parameters in Sweden


Population

9 798 871 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 233 (61,80%); 16 place in Europe from 53 (71,70%)
4,29 % (0,859 % annual) ↘
min: 7 484 656; max: 9 798 871; max-min: 2 314 215 (23,62%); mid: 8 641 764;
1 157 108 (11,81%)

Surface area

447 420 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 55 in the world of 233 (76,82%); 5 place in Europe from 53 (92,45%)
0,644 % (0,129 % annual) ↗
min: 447 420; max: 450 300; max-min: 2 880 (0,640%); mid: 448 860;
-1 440 (-0,322%)

Population density

24,06 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 186 in the world of 230 (19,57%); 47 place in Europe from 52 (11,54%)
5,00 % (1,00 % annual) ↘
min: 18,33; max: 24,06; max-min: 5,73 (23,83%); mid: 21,19;
2,87 (11,91%)

Population growth rate

1,05 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 216 (44,44%); 4 place in Europe from 49 (93,88%)
19,13 % (3,83 % annual) ↘
min: 0,045; max: 1,05; max-min: 1,01 (95,71%); mid: 0,550;
0,504 (47,85%)

Surface area

4,57 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 190 in the world of 233 (18,88%); 48 place in Europe from 53 (11,32%)
5,16 % (1,03 % annual) ↗
min: 4,57; max: 6,02; max-min: 1,46 (24,17%); mid: 5,29;
-0,728 (-15,94%)