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ID: 1000097
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  Sweden (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 62 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 62.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 015 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.0000  decimal degrees

Note: European hunters arrived here 12,000 BCE; settled by Svear, Lapps, Herules, Danes, and Goths first millenium BCE; controlled eastern trade route to Byzantium and Baghdad during Viking Era, colonized Russia; united with Denmark and Norway 14th-16th centuries, with Norway 19th century; official language is Swedish, though Finnish is also spoken.

Names:
Sverige (preferred,C,V,Swedish-P,U,N)
Konungariket Sverige (C,V,O,Swedish,U,N)
Sweden (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kingdom of Sweden (C,O,English,U,N)
Suède (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Royaume de Suède (C,O,French,U,N)
Schweden (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Suecia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Reino de Suecia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Suécia (C,O)
Svezia (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Швеция (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Королевство Швеция (C,O,Russian,U)
瑞典 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
瑞典王国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
اسًو دً (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
مم ىَة اسًو دً (C,O,Arabic,U)
SWE (C,O,ISO3L)
SE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO752 (C,O,ISO3N)
SW00 (C,O,FIPS)
Swedish (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  ........  Sweden (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Europe (general region)  ........  Northern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  ............  Sweden (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  Svears and Goths united in one kingdom in 7th cen.; traditional founder was Gustavus I (reigned 1523-1560); modern nation born when union with Norway was dissolved in 1905
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
kingdom (C)  ............  stable monarchy first established 13th cen.; present royal dynasty established 1818
constitutional monarchy (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Stockholm .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Sweden, Stockholm county) [7009861]
member of ....  European Union .......... (union)
................  (World, Europe) [7030305]
................  since 1995
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1946

Sources and Contributors:
Швеция..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Королевство Швеция..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
瑞典..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
瑞典王国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
اسًو دً..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
مم ىَة اسًو دً..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ISO752..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Kingdom of Sweden..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 435 ff.
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Konungariket Sverige..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 707
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 722
Reino de Suecia..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Royaume de Suède..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Schweden..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1468
SE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Suecia..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Suécia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Suède..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Sverige..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1171
Svezia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 1007
SW00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
SWE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Sweden..........  [BHA, FDA, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 623-625
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 901 ff.
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 52
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1171
Swedish..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 707
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 722
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 623-625
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 901 ff.
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1468
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 1007
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 435 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 52
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1171
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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