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ID: 1000097
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/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,Danish)
Sverige (Greenlandic)
Sverige (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Sverige (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Sverige (Norwegian)
Sverige (Swedish-P,U,N)
Konungariket Sverige (C,V,O,Swedish,U,N)
Sweden (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Sweden (North Ndebele)
Sweden (Shona)
Sweden (Welsh)
Sweden (Akan)
Sweden (Ewe)
Sweden (Indonesian)
Sweden (Western Frisian)
Sweden (Pampanga)
Sweden (Malay (macrolanguage))
Sweden (Low German)
Kingdom of Sweden (C,O,English,U,N)
Suède (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Suède (Arpitan)
Royaume de Suède (C,O,French,U,N)
Schweden (C,O,Luxembourgish)
Schweden (German-P,U,N)
Suecia (C,O,Aragonese)
Suecia (Asturian)
Suecia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Suecia (Galician)
Suecia (Latin)
Reino de Suecia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Suécia (C,O,Portuguese)
Suécia ()
Svezia (C,O,Italian-P,U,N)
Svezia (Corsican)
Svezia (Romansh)
Швеция (C,O,Kazakh)
Швеция (Russian-P,U)
Швеция (Bulgarian)
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)
שוודיה (C,U,Hebrew )
An tSualainn (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
İsveç (C,U,Azerbaijani)
İsveç (Turkish)
Isvetzia (C,U,Sardinian)
i-Sweden (C,U,Zulu)
Iswidhan (C,U,Somali)
Orílẹ́ède Swidini (C,U,Yoruba)
Rootsi (C,U,Estonian)
Ruočči (C,U,Karelian)
Ruotsi (C,U,Finnish)
Ruoŧŧa (C,U,Northern Sami)
Schwedn (C,U,Bavarian)
Soedy (C,U,Malagasy)
Suècia (C,U,Occitan)
Suècia (Catalan)
Suecia - Sverige (C,U,Galician)
Suêde (C,U,Sangho)
Suedi (C,U,Albanian)
Suedia (C,U,Ido)
Suedia (Albanian)
Suedia (Romanian)
Suedia (Basque)
Suesia (C,U,Ilocano)
Suēteni (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Suwɛdi (C,U,Bambara)
Suwedan (C,U,Hausa)
Suwedi (C,U,Rundi)
Suwedi (Luba-Katanga)
Suweed (C,U,Fulah)
Suwesya (C,U,Tagalog)
Suwesya (Waray (Philippines))
Suwidan (C,U,Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian))
Suwidsuyu (C,U,Quechuan)
Svedän (C,U,Volapük)
Sveden (C,U,Breton)
Svedia (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Svedia (Interlingue)
Švedija (C,U,Lithuanian)
Svedio (C,U,Esperanto)
Svédország (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Švedska (C,U,Croatian)
Švedska (Bosnian)
Švedska (Slovene)
Švédské království (C,U,Czech)
Švédsko (C,U,Slovak)
Švédsko (Czech)
Svedujo (C,U,Esperanto)
Svèsia (C,U,Venetian)
Svessia (C,U,Piemontese)
Svezja (C,U,Maltese)
Svezzia (C,U,Sicilian)
Svíþjóð (C,U,Icelandic)
Svøríki (C,U,Faroese)
Swaden (C,U,Scots)
Swêd (C,U,Kurdish)
Swédɛ (C,U,Lingala)
Swede (C,U,Afrikaans)
Sweden nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Swedherwyk (C,U,Cornish)
Swedia (C,U,Indonesian)
Šwedska (C,U,Upper Sorbian)
Swēoland (C,U,Anglo-Saxon)
Swideni (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Syèd (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Szwecja (C,U,Polish)
Szwedzkô (C,U,Kashubian)
Thụy Điển (C,U,Vietnamese)
Uswidi (C,U,Kikuyu)
Uswidi (Swahili (generic))
Widen (C,U,Nauruan)
Żvezja (C,U,Maltese)
Zviedrija (C,U,Latvian)
Zwede (C,U,Limburgan)
Zweden (C,U,Dutch)
Шведска (C,U,Macedonian)
Шведска (Serbian)
Швеци (C,U,Chuvash)
Швеци (Ossetian/Ossetic)
سويډن (C,U,Pashto)
Шветсия (C,U,Tajik)
स्वीडन (C,U,Hindi)
स्वीडन (Marathi)
ສະວິເດັນ (C,U,Lao)
Σουηδία (C,U,Greek)
შვედეთი (C,U,Georgian)
السويد (C,U,Arabic)
ስዊድን (C,U,Amharic)
ስዊድን (Tigrinya)
შვეცია (C,U,Georgian)
སུའི་ཌན (C,U,Dzongkha)
سوئد (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
שבדיה (C,U,Hebrew )
스웨덴 (C,U,Korean)
สวีเดน (C,U,Thai)
स्वीडेन (C,U,Nepali)
स्वीडेन (Hindi)
Շվեդիա (C,U,Armenian)
ܣܘܝܕ (C,U,Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE))
スウェーデン (C,U,Japanese)
সুইডেন (C,U,Bengali)
Швеція (C,U,Ukrainian)
ประเทศสวีเดน (C,U,Thai)
שוועדן (C,U,Yiddish)
Швэцыя (C,U,Belorussian)
سويد (C,U,Arabic)
ஸ்வீடன் (C,U,Tamil)
سویډن (C,U,Pashto)
ស៊ុយអែដ (C,U,Khmer)
ཧྲུའི་ཏན། (C,U,Tibetan)
ဆွီဒင် (C,U,Burmese)
સ્વીડન (C,U,Gujarati)
ಸ್ವೀಡನ್ (C,U,Kannada)
स्विडेन (C,U,Nepali)
స్వీడన్ (C,U,Telugu)
スウェーデン王国 (C,U,Japanese)
سوید (C,U,Kurdish)
ස්වීඩනය (C,U,Sinhala)
سویڈن (C,U,Urdu)
ସ୍ୱେଡେନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
സ്വീഡന്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
Швецыя (C,U,Belorussian)

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 European Union (union)  ........  European Union (union) (P)
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  ............  Sweden (nation)
 
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)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of European Economic Area (zone)  ........  European Economic Area (zone) (P,U)
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)
independent political entity (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]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Королевство Швеция..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
瑞典..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
...........  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
שוודיה..........  [IMJ, VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Шведска..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Швеци..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سويډن..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Шветсия..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
स्वीडन..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ສະວິເດັນ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Σουηδία..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
შვედეთი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
السويد..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ስዊድን..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
შვეცია..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
སུའི་ཌན..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سوئد..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
שבדיה..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
스웨덴..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
สวีเดน..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
स्वीडेन..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Շվեդիա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ܣܘܝܕ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
スウェーデン..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
সুইডেন..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Швеція..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ประเทศสวีเดน..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
שוועדן..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Швэцыя..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سويد..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ஸ்வீடன்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سویډن..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ស៊ុយអែដ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ཧྲུའི་ཏན།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ဆွီဒင်..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
સ્વીડન..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ಸ್ವೀಡನ್..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
स्विडेन..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
స్వీడన్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
スウェーデン王国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سوید..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ස්වීඩනය..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
سویڈن..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ସ୍ୱେଡେନ୍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
സ്വീഡന്‍..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Швецыя..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
An tSualainn..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
ISO752..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
İsveç..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Isvetzia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
i-Sweden..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Iswidhan..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Kingdom of Sweden..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 435 ff.
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Konungariket Sverige..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 707
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 722
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Orílẹ́ède Swidini..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Reino de Suecia..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Rootsi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Royaume de Suède..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Ruočči..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Ruoččii..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Ruotsi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Ruoŧŧa..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Schweden..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1468
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Schwedn..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
SE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Soedy..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suecia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Suécia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 344
Suècia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suecia - Sverige..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suède..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Suêde..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suedi..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suedia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suesia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suēteni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwɛdi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwedan..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwedi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suweed..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwesya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwidan..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Suwidsuyu..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svedän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Sveden..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svedia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Švedija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svedio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svédország..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Švedska..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Švédské království..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Švédsko..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svedujo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Sverige..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1171
Svèsia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svessia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svezia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 1007
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svezja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svezzia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svíþjóð..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Svøríki..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
SW00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
Swaden..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
SWE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Swêd..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swédɛ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swede..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Sweden..........  [BHA, FDA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 623-625
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 901 ff.
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  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
Sweden nutome..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swedherwyk..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swedia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swedish..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Šwedska..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swēoland..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Swideni..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Syèd..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Szwecja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Szwedzkô..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Thụy Điển..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Uswidi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Widen..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Żvezja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Zviedrija..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Zwede..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Zweden..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, IMJ, 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.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2661886
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  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
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English .......... [VP]
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