about sweden

The Kingdom of Sweden is a country in Scandinavia. Sweden has borders with Norway, Finland and Denmark. Sweden has approximately 9.5 million inhabitants. The capital, Stockholm, has the most inhabitants. Sweden covers 450,000 km2 of land, making it the fifth largest country in Europe by area.

Sweden is constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. The parliament consists of the Riksdag, with its 349 members. In Sweden, the main language is Swedish. Other languages are Sami, Finnish and Torne Valley Finnish. English is compulsory in Swedish schools and a lot of pupils also take other language, such as German, French, Spanish and Italian.

Among the important exports are machinery, electronics and telecom products, paper, groceries, iron and steel, pharmaceuticals and oil-based products. On the import side are crude oil, groceries, machinery, petroleum products, electronics and telecom products, chemicals, clothing, shoes and pharmaceuticals.

As a tourist in Sweden, you can enjoy the calm of the countryside and woodlands. You will experience the sea, woodlands, lakes, meadows, beaches and mountains. But in Sweden you can also feel the urban vibe in some of the countries cities. The three biggest cities are Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

If you wish to know more about Sweden, please go to visitsweden.com.

There you will find all kinds of information about Sweden, whether it is general facts about the country or exciting tourist destinations. The website is available is several different languages.

 

 

 

Did you know ...

... there are sandy beaches at Finnanäs and Sandvik.

Contact info

FIA Fegen Inspiration Area

Information centre for visitors to the Fegen area. You will meet us on a daily basis in Fegen throughout the summer.

+46702984435

Mobile: +46 (0) 702984435

 

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GPS
57.1059, 13.0316

 

Opening hours:
1 June - 31 August
All days 10.00-18.00.

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News

 

Camp locations

If you are planning to stay overnight at one of the nice camp locations when you are in the Fegen are you´ll need a camping permit.

 

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Fire ban in Fegen area!

The municipality has declared a fire ban due to dry weather.

 

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Canoe map

Our map Canoeing in the Fegen area gives you a clear overview of the area, with symbols indicating locations where overnight stays are permitted, accommodation, restaurants, etc.

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FIA Fegen Inspiration Area
Information centre for visitors to the Fegen area. You will meet us on a daily basis in Fegen throughout the summer.

+46702984435
www.visitfegen.se