Sweden Political Map
Sweden Country Information:
Sweden is located in northern Europe. Sweden is bordered by the Gulf of Bothnia and Baltic Sea, with Norway to the west and Finland to the east.
Sweden Bordering Countries:
Arvika, Borad, Gallivare, Gavle, Goteborg, Halmstad, Harnosand, Helsingborg, Hudiksvall, Jonkoping, Kalmar, Karlstad, Kiruna, Kramfors, Linkoping, Lulea, Malmo, Norrkoping, Orebro, Ornskoldsvik, Ostersund, Ronneby, Skelleftea, Soderhamn, Sodertalje, Solleftea, Stockholm, Sundsvall, Umea, Uppsala and Vasteras.
Angermanalven, Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Gulf of Finland, Gulf of Riga, Harefjorden, Hjalmaren, Hudiksvallsfjorden, Irbe Strait, Kalmarsund, Kattegat, Lovstabukten, Lulevatten, Malaren, Norwegian Sea, Oregrundsgrepen, Siljan, Skagerrak, Skelleftealven, Stora Sundsvallsbukten, Tornealven, Tornetrask, Vanern and Vattern.
Sweden Natural Resources:
Sweden has a number of mineral and metal resources which include iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic and feldspar. Other natural resources for the country include timber and hydropower.
Sweden Natural Hazards:
The waters surrounding Sweden are subject to ice floes, especially in the Gulf of Bothnia, interfering with maritime traffic.
Sweden Environmental Issues:
An environmental issue for Sweden is the acid rain which is damaging the country’s soils and lakes. There is also pollution of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.