OVERVIEW The Kingdom of Sweden in northern Europe is bordered to the west by Norway and to the northeast by Finland. To the east, south and southwest, Sweden is bordered by the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia. Sweden has a relatively small population (just below 10 million) for the large area that it must defend (about the size of California). Its defense is complicated by varied terrain, with Arctic tundra in the north, and a central and southern area marked by many inland rivers...
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