Did Sweden have colonies?
Yes, Sweden did have an empire. They took over much of Scandinavia and some parts of mainland Europe. Sweden also had colonies in Africa and the Americas (Caribbean islands and present day Delaware were part of Sweden).
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Probably wouldn't be much different than anywhere else in western Europe. You need to ask an actual question if you want a more specific answer than that.
The colonies in the Delaware river valley were known as New Sweden.These colonies were located in parts of New Jersey, in Delaware,and in Pennsylvania.
Sweden is a sovereign state in northern Europe on the Scandinavian peninsula. It lies between Norway (to the west) and Finland (to the east). The Baltic Sea connects Sweden to several other countries, including Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany. (It also borders Russia through… Russia's remote enclave, Kaliningrad.) Sweden is a country with very different climates in the north and south. Trelleborg is Sweden's most southeastern city, with a climate that can be compared to Berlin's. Kiruna is Sweden's most northeastern city with a climate that can be compared to Alaska's or Siberia's. (MORE)
That's when your serving a snack around midnight on a biger party. Often weddings. The snack use to be hot dogs our lasagne.
No. Sweden is a democratic country, not a republic thus no need for senators. Sweden does have riksdagsledamÃ¶ter, wich is very similar to the American house of congress where all national policy, laws and taxation is decided upon.
Swedes have invented many things, among them: The adjustable wrench . The Celsius temperature scale The sun-controlled gas-vent, originally used in light-houses The safety-match The first wholly included pacemaker The centrifugal separator The dynamite This is only a short list.
The king Gustav Vasa (sometimes spelled Wasa) is usually considered the founder (father) of the country Sweden Birger Jarl united Sweden in the 11th century and he is also the founder of Sweden's capital city Stockholm.
9 223 766 swedes were there in the 31 of July 2008, according to www.scb.se (the swedish government administration of statistics)
There are many activities for people when visiting Sweden,including festivals. People can also enjoy museums, theme parks,and landmarks.
It's always been here since the ice age and then it just naturally got a name when people came. It's not a country that was found like the USA or Australia for instance. We have always been here.
Germany as as of the end of the last fiscal year more than 10% of swedish exports went to Germany.
Some of Sweden's exports are machinery, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products and chemicals. The main export partner is Germany.
Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and therefore does not havea president. . The present king of Sweden is Carl XVI Gustaf and the PrimeMinister(in 2014) is Fredrik Reinfeldt
yes, it is located in the North of Europe, in Scandinavia, its capital is stockholm
Sweden is a very beautiful conutry with many lakes and forests if you enjoy the counryside. It has very lively cities as well with lots of friendly citizens. In the North of Sweden, skiing is available, with lovely resorts which are even used for Skiing Championships.
The economy in Sweden is strong, and the fastest growing in the EU,as of 2011. If you're refering to the currency, it is called 'krona' and thecurrency code is SEK.
New Sweden was the original nae of Delaware Colony. Delaware becamepart of three English colonies: New York, Maryland, andPennsylvania.
Sweden is a souvereign state in the north of Europe on the peninsula of Scandinavia. It borders to Norway and Finland on land. It borders to those countries over seas: Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany and Russia (through Russia's enclave Kaliningrad).
Massachusetts was first called New Sweden. Trust me, I got it from my SS textbook.
It is called "Sverige". Sweden is just an English translation. The word "Sverige" is formed by two other words, "Svea" which is an old name for one of the old nations forming Sweden and the word "rike" (or with old spelling "rige") which means kingdom. Sverige = kingdom of Svea.
New Sweden was Sweden's only colony on mainland North America and survived for almost 20 years before being taken over by the Dutch. Sweden also held two Caribbean colonies: Saint BarthÃ©lemy and Guadeloupe. Saint BarthÃ©lemy was under Swedish control for almost 100 years, but was exchanged to t…he French. Guadeloupe was under Swedish control for about a year, then was taken back by the British, in which it was also taken by the French. (MORE)
Sverige (Sv-air-ye) - note that it has two syllables, not three, and the "air" bit is not a diphthong. It appears to be extremely difficult for non-Swedes to pronounce this, especially the sv- combination, which is neither zv- nor sf- but an s followed by a v.
The New Sweden Colony was located at and around Fort Christina which is present day Wilmington as well as on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River.
In 1638 the Swedish West India Company established a settlement on the Delaware River near to present day Wilmington. It was called Ft. Christina and didn't last very long. It was taken over by the Dutch in 1655 and eventually by the English.
there are located somewhere in the Delaware region i think im pretty sure i think so tough just in case search on Google
Sweden is a lagom socialist democracy, which means that wealth is distributed equally to the people.
There is an easy answer to this one : Yes. Sweden is indeed a peninsula, it's part of the Scandinavian peninsula which, as you probably know, consists of Sweden, Norway and the northwestern part of Finland.
Same as USA have do to with Canada - It`s two countries who is neighbours
no, its a nornal demochracy with election and goverment. -> we have a king but he has no power, he is only doing ceromonilal tasks(with a scissor)
christian- protestant is in majority only a few lives and reads the bible by the book(interprent exatly)
Sweden has no official nick name. "Sweden" does not mean anything but is the English translation of the swedish word "Sverige". "Sverige" is actually two words: "Svea" (which is the name of the people that used to live in the Stockholm and Helsinki areas thousands of years ago) and "Rike" which me…ans "kingdom" or "country" (MORE)
To be very technical, it's located at 58.08 N, 11.50 E. To be considerably less technical, Svanesund is a very small town (with a population of about 1,400) in the Bohuslan Province of Sweden.
Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy and therefore does not have a president, it has a king as head of state and a prime minister as head of government.
More or less the same things that are illegal in any country inwestern Europe or Nothern America.
Do you mean like 9-15 years olds? Kids are very different in Sweden, but here are some what they do: - Sports. Skateboard, Football (very popular), basketball, floorball, track and field, everything. - Video games, computer games. - Hanging out with friends - Hanging around in the city. They just …like going to a supermarket to buy an ice cream or anything :) - Music. Sweden loves music. (MORE)
Yes and No, the northern parts are in the Artic circle whicle the southern parts are nest to Europe.
Swedes are very helpful and friendly. They are somewhat reserved towards strangers. This is usually in order to respect privacy, since Swedes don't like to intrude.
No. A landlocked country is one that is surrounded byother countries on all sides, and does not have a seacoast.
First of all, the language is Swedish, the country is Sweden. Good bye is hej dÃ¥.
Sweden doesn't have a state religion, per se. Howeverr, the FORMERstate religion, 'Svenska Kyrkan', is still the overwhelminglylargest and is Lutheran christian.
1. iron ore , 90 % of the production within EU. 2. some gold,silver and coppar is also find in the ore.
go to bars, make pies, knit mittins etc.. pretty much the same as any other developed country
same thing regular folks wear.. cloths, like normal clothes.. there are some reindeer herders called the Sami People that wear the gÃ¡kti
The Nobel prize, Vikings, Ericsson cellphones, Ikea, ABBA, SAAB, Volvo, meatballs, DalahÃ¤st (Dalarna wooden horses), Absolut vodka, Blond Swedish Women,Swedish Chef (muppets),"Socialist" healthcare, Midnight Sun, Glass, SmÃ¶rgÃ¥sbord, Robyn ( the singer), yule log, runes, names with son at …the end (Robyn Carlsson, Erick Ericksson etc) Lots of music is coming out of Sweden now more "electro pop" (MORE)
Every region(lÃ¤n) has a govenor,but for the total country we have a Prime minister, who's name is fredrik reinfeldt.
AT 450295 SQ KM (173860mi) SWEDEN IS THIRD LARGEST COUNTRY in European union by area with a total population approximately 9. 4 millions
Depending on your point of view, Sweden belongs to the King ofSweden, as he is the King. Or, Sweden belongs to its citizens, asthey're the people that actually LIVE there.
New Sweden was a Swedish colony along thelower reaches of Delaware River inNorth America from 1638 to 1655 in the present-day American Mid-Atlantic states of Delaware , New Jersey , and Pennsylvania .
Fine, thank you - and you, wherever you are? Hur mÃ¥r du? (how areyou feeling?) Hur har du det? (how is life?)
None, however this was the year Sweden occupied Lithuania andinvaded and conquered integral parts of Poland.