Sweden: General facts

Political system: constitutional monarchyCapital: StockholmTotal area: 528,447 square kilometresPopulation: 9.1 millionOfficial language: SwedishCurrency: Swedish krona (SEK)

Political system: constitutional monarchy
Capital: Stockholm
Total area: 528,447 square kilometres
Population: 9.1 million
Official language: Swedish
Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)

Source: www.visitsweden.com, www.svedsko.org

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The car belonged to Hyza in the past, now carried Hungarian plates.

Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria

DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.

Some farms in Slovakia are in danger.

Slovak milk producers to protest in Brussels

THE CURRENT crisis in milk production not only causes losses for farmers, but it may also result in some of them closing down their businesses.

The construction of the refugee camp in Berg is underway.

Minister surprised by refugee camp close to Slovak border

THE CONSTRUCTION of a refugee camp for migrants from Syria close to the Austrian-Slovak border has caught Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák by surprise, the TASR newswire learnt on August 26.

There are about 120 old industrial waste dumps in Slovakia.

Pollution from communist era remains a problem

LEAKING toxic pollution from the old chemical waste dump in Bratislava’s Vrakuňa neighbourhood has already contaminated local ground water and continues to spread. 

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