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About Sweden

Sweden, officially known as the Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. The country. Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy, with Legislative power. The country is considered as one of the most reputed countries of the world. They rank very highly in quality of life, health, education, protection of civil liberties, economic, equality, gender equality and human development index

Economically it is one of the riches countries of the world with a very high standard of living. The economy is a mixed economy and is based on Timber, Hydropower and Iron ore exports. The country is also well known for engineering and manufacturing and the automotive industry is one of the most advanced in the world.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityStockholm
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesSwedish, Finnish, Meänkieli, Yiddish, Sami, and Romani
CurrencySwedish krona, SEK
Phone Code +46
Important CitiesStockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Uppsala, Vasteras
National DayNational Day (6th Jun)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking10 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriesmotor vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, industrial machines, precision equipment, chemical goods, home goods and appliances, forestry, iron, and steel
Major Exportsindustrial machinery, automobiles, paper products, iron and steel products, pulp and wood, and chemicals
Major Exports to IndiaFootwear, Hides and skins, Minerals, Vegetables, Textiles and Clothing, Food Products, Stone and Glass, Fuels, Plastic or Rubber, Raw materials
Major Importsmachinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel,foodstuffs, clothing.
Major Imports from IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Machinery and Electricals, Metals, Transportation, Chemicals, Plastic or Rubber, Hides and skins, Stone and Glass, Vegetables, Wood
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBILATERAL TRADE, bilateral investment treaty
Bordering NationsNorway, Finland, Denmark
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Council of Europe(COE), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), Group of 10(G10), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for SwedenEmbassy of India
H.E. Tanmaya Lal
Honourable Ambassador
Adolf Fredriks Kyrkogata 12, Box 1340, 111 83 Stockholm, Sweden
(+46) 08-107008, 08-4113213

Embassy Details of Sweden in IndiaEmbassy of Sweden
H.E. Mr. Jan Thesleff
4-5, Nyaya MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2419 7100 (O)

Consulate General of Sweden in Mumbai
Mr. Sven Akira Ostberg
Consul General
TCG Financial Centre (3rd floor) C-53-G-Block Bandra Kurla Mumbai - 400051
+91-22-6113-2300 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Arun Vasu
Honorary Consul
6 Cathedral Road, Chennai 600086
+91-44-2811 2232 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Ranjit Nobis
Honorary Consul
15B Hemanta Basu, Sarani, Kolkata - 700001
033-22318882 (O)