Embassy in India
New Delhi4-5, Nyaya Marg
Monday To Thursday: 8.30 A.M. to 1.00 P.M ,2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
Friday: 8.30 A.M. to 2.00 P.M.
Phone : +91-11-2419 7100 (O)
Fax : +91-11-2688 5401, 2688 5540
Indian Embassy in
Stockholm, SwedenAdolf Fredriks Kyrkogata 12,
Box 1340, 111 83 Stockholm, Sweden
Monday To Friday : 9.00 to 17.30
Phone : (+46) 08-107008, 08-4113237
Fax : (+46) 08-248505
Ambassador: Shri Vikram Misri
and largest city
|Ethnic groups||no official statistics|
|Currency||Swedish krona (SEK)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)
|Drives on the||right|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
A Nordic country located on the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Kingdom of Sweden is located in Northern Europe. Lying west of Baltic Sea, it shares its maritime borders with Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. It shares its borders with Norway and Finland
The Swedish economy is performing well in comparison with other Western nations. Before, the country’s economy was sometimes dismissed as ‘socialist’, but now it is held up as an example of capitalism done rightThe economy of Sweden is a developed export-oriented economy aided by timber, hydropower, and iron ore.The country's chief industrial centers are Stockholm, Göteborg,Malmö, Uppsala, Västerås, Helsingborg, and Norrköping. Food processing is important and the leading manufactures include iron and steel, machinery, precision equipment, forest products, chemicals, and motor vehicles. Sweden is known for its decorative and folk arts, fine glassware (made especially at Orrefors), and high-quality steel cutlery and blades.
iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic, feldspar, timber, hydropowe, The coastlines of Sweden, located along its western, northern and southern national borders, serve as breeding habitats for a large variety of fish Sweden has deep oil reserves, which produce fuel for citizens, and excess oil is often sold on international markets for a profit. Sweden's interior is dominated by dense forests, which serve important economic functions and provide native species of flora and fauna with critical habitat. The large and numerous rivers that run through Sweden, primarily in the north, power the nation's hydro-electric plants, which Sweden nation with electricity.
Sweden is a highly industrialized country and has one of the highest living standards in the world.Swedish higher education is ranked high by international comparison. Sweden also aims to be one of the most research-intensive countries in the world.With its emphasis on independent studies, Sweden is ranked among the world leaders in higher education. The teaching model applied at Swedish universities and university colleges is based on the motto ‘freedom with responsibility’. This means that students have somewhat less teacher-led time than is usual elsewhere, mainly pursuing their studies on their own or in groups
Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. Its principal cities, eastern capital Stockholm and southwestern Gothenburg and Malmö, are all coastal. Stockholm is built on 14 islands. It has more than 50 bridges, as well as the medieval old town, Gamla Stan, royal palaces and museums such as open-air Skansen.
Sweden has a much milder climate than most other regions of the world that lie as far north. Sweden's climate is influenced by the Gulf Stream, a warm ocean stream that flows off Norway's west coast. Sweden's many lakes and the gulfs of Bothnia give Sweden generally a relatively mild climate.July temperatures in Sweden average 13 to 17°C. February is usually Sweden's coldest month, with temperatures from - 22 to -3°C. In northern Sweden, winter temperatures often drop to -30°C, sometimes even lower. Snow covers the ground in southern Sweden from December to April, and in northern Sweden the first snowfall is often already in October. Most of the country is icebound in winter, but special icebreaking boats keep the major ports open.
Lightweights in warmer months, with extra woollens for walking and the cooler evenings. Medium- to heavyweights are advised in winter. Waterproofing is recommended throughout the year.