Flag of Sweden

The Swedish flag is a one coloured field with a cross. The used colors in the flag are blue, yellow. The proportion of the Swedish flag is 5:8. The Flag of Sweden was adopted in 1906. The first use of the current flag design was in 1562. The last change to the current Swedish flag design was in 1906.

Flag of Sweden

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Flag proportion

Ratio 5:8


  • First flag usage: 1562
  • Adoption current flag: 1906
  • Last change flag: 1906

Flag colors


About Sweden


9 960 487


173 860 sq mi
450 295 km2

Population density

57 sq mi
22 km2

Country information

Country: Sweden
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Swedish
Capital: Stockholm
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Border length: 1 388 miles / 2 233 km
Neighbouring countries
Finland: 382 miles 614 km
Norway: 1 006 miles 1 619 km

The Swedish flag is the flag of the country named Sweden. Sweden is located in continental Europe. Sweden has 2 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Sweden is 1 388 mi/ 2 233 km. Sweden border neighbours and border lengths are: Finland: 614 km, Norway: 1 619 km.

9 960 487 people are living in Sweden, a country stretching over 173 860 sq mi/ 450 295 km² (8.87% water). The population density in Sweden is of 57 per sq mi/ 22 people per km². The official language of Sweden is Swedish. The capital city of Sweden is Stockholm. Sweden is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The currency in Sweden is the Swedish krona kr (SEK). UTC (standard time) in Sweden is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. Sweden has the unique two-letter country code, SE (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is SWE, and its three-digit country code is 752. The calling code for Sweden is +46.




Swedish krona kr (SEK)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: SE
Three-letter country code: SWE
Three-digit country code: 752
Calling code: +46