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Quick fact 01 of 24: food & drink heritage

Crayfish party:

Swedes love crayfish so much that

219,000

Welcome to the

kräftskiva

Photo: Jan Collsiöö/TT
Quick fact 05 of 24: sport & leisure

Sport:

Sweden has won

636.5

Sweden actually ranks

9th

Quick fact 06 of 24: people

Population:

10 million

1 in 4 Swedes

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Quick fact 09 of 24: music

Sweden & music:

Export makes up about

20%

Swedish pop star

Zara Larsson

Quick fact 18 of 24: migration people

Growth:

Sweden’s population has nearly

doubled

Apart from 11,000,000 babies born,

1,600,000

Quick fact 21 of 24: food & drink lifestyle

Useless fact:

IKEA is well-known, but did you know that

2 million

Perhaps most are eaten by

Germans

Quick fact 22 of 24: literature

Swedish literature:

Selma Lagerlöf is one of Sweden’s

7

Her bestseller 'Gösta Berling’s Saga' is available in

50

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Quick fact 24 of 24: outdoors weather

Midnight sun:

Summer in northernmost Sweden means

56 days

Winter, on the other hand, means

32 days