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Sweden. Ishika Patel. Language. The Swedish language is very similar to the languages of Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. A few Swedish words come from the English and French languages.

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Sweden

Sweden

Ishika Patel


Language

Language

  • The Swedish language is very similar to the languages of Norway, Denmark, and Iceland.

  • A few Swedish words come from the English and French languages.

  • Modern Swedish started in 1526, with a translation of the Bible’s New Testament, and was modeled after the Swedish spoken in the Stockholm area.


Holidays

Holidays

  • On December 13, Swedes begin the Christmas season with St. Lucia Day. On this day a girl plays the part of St. Lucia, or the light queen.

  • Girls wear a white robe and

    a crown of candles on their head.

  • Boys wear a white robe, carry sticks

    with stars on them, and have tall paper cone

    on there heads.


Sweden

Land

  • Sweden is the largest country in Europe.

  • Norrland is the largest of Sweden’s three main regions.

  • Spruce and pine forests cover areas of Sweden in the far North that are part of Lapland.


Cool facts

COOL FACTS

  • There are about 100,000 Roman Catholics in Sweden.

  • The two most popular sports in Sweden are football and hockey.

  • ABBA is the best known Swedish band.


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