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Megan Scheiller

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Transcript of *SWEDEN* <3

*SWEDEN* Absolute Location Stockholm: 59'21 N, 18'4 E Relative Location East of Finland
West of Norway
Sweden is in Northern Europe
The gulf of Bothnia boarder Sweden's east coast. Physical Features In Sweden Generally flat land towards the east
Mountains on the western side of Sweden
Many rivers and lakes flowing from mountains make up the boarder between Sweden and Norway. Cultural Characteristics *In swedish tradition many holidays have there "main" celebration on the eve, not the day of that holiday. *National Anthem : Dugamia Du Fria (Thou Ancient Thou Free). *In the 14th century, Sweden was struck by "The Black Death". *Abba is a band from Sweden. *I choose Sweden because I am very Swedish(hence my blonde hair, blue eyes & pale skin...) Yellow - Generosity

Blue - Vigilance, Truth, Loyalty, Perseverance and Justice ~Surrounding Region Sweden is Developed
Finland and Norway are the two countries that boarder Sweden
Both Norway and Finland are developed also. *Stockholm
*Kiruna Some Major Cities are: Government Type Constitutional monarchy A form of national government in which the power of the monarch (the king or queen) is restrained by a parliament, by law, or by custom. A monarchy in which the powers of the ruler are restricted to those granted under the constitution and laws of the nation ^Carl XVI Gustaf^ Movement In Sweden they have many different forms of transportation, such as... Cars
Trains Sweden is home to the World's most coveted award, THE NOBEL PRIZE. Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the prizes in 1895 A Swedish chemist, Alfred Nobel who invented dynamite, established "The Nobal Peace Prize" in 1895 <<< Lutifisk(As the Swedish pronounce it) is a traditional dish made of aged stockfish.It has an extreamly strong pungent oder. ^^Madison,MN is the Lutifisk capital of the U.S.A.^^ Most people in Sweden work in Services. THE SWEDISH FLAG Human interaction With Enviornment Akkajaure is one of the largest reservoirs in Sweden. It lies at the headwaters of the Lule River in Norrbotten County, in Swedish Lappland, within the Stora Sjöfallet national park. The lake formed after the construction of the first Suorva dam. The Suorva Dam is a hydroelectric dam operated by Vattenfall(Swedish Power Company).The road over the dam is normally open for hikers (not cars).
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