Sweden,is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund.
At 450,295 square kilometres (173,86 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.5 million.Sweden has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre (54 sq mi) with the population mostly concentrated to the southern half of the country. About 85% of the population live in urban areas.Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, which is also the largest city. Since the early 19th century Sweden has generally been at peace and has largely avoided war.
In 2013, The Economist declared that the Nordic countries "are probably the best-governed in the world," with Sweden in first place.Also in 2013, The Reputation Institute declared Sweden to be the 2nd most reputable country on earth.