he Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. The country has land borders with Norway to the north-west and Finland
to the north-east. It has maritime borders with Denmark, Germany, Poland
, Russia, Lithuania
, Latvia and Estonia, and it is also linked to Denmark (south-west) by the Öresund Bridge. About 15% of Sweden lies north of the Arctic Circle. Much of the country is heavily forested. Mountains and hills are dominant in the west. The capital is Stockholm, which is also the largest city.