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General Information

The official languages of Sweden are Swedish Official minority languages:,, Finnish, Meänkieli, Sami, Romani, Yiddish.

The national currency of Sweden is Swedish krona (SEK).

1 SEK equals  .
equals  SEK.

Location

Sweden

The distance from to Sweden is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Sweden. Exercise normal precautions in Sweden. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Sweden is 47. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Sweden.

LGBT

Sweden has a score of 10 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Sweden ranks #1 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Sweden.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Sweden should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Sweden to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Sweden differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Sweden, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Sweden and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Sweden. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Mixed precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 30–35°F  /  -1–2°C 96% 90%
Sat November 09 30–37°F  /  -1–3°C 94% 74%
Sun November 10 25–31°F  /  -4–-0°C 87% 36%
Mon November 11 25–32°F  /  -4–0°C 90% 86%
Tue November 12 29–41°F  /  -1–5°C 97% 90%
Wed November 13 31–38°F  /  -1–3°C 98% 69%
Thu November 14 35–41°F  /  1–5°C 97% 36%
Fri November 15 34–41°F  /  1–5°C 92% 72%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:41 am and sets at 03:53 pm. This equates to 8.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Sweden, it is in . When the sun sets in Sweden, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Sweden is 52.17 SEK. Every kilometer costs an additional 17.17 SEK. Every hour of waiting time costs 437.83 SEK.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Sweden.

The minimum driving age is 18 for cars, 15/16 for mopeds and tractors.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 15.00 SEK in Sweden.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 92.27 SEK.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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