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Sweden

Bordering Norway and Finland and connected with Denmark, Sweden is regarded as one of the richest and most livable countries in the world. The Nordic social welfare system that Sweden adheres to is attractive to immigrants on a worldwide scale. This system, characterized by universal health care and tertiary education, is what makes Sweden a country with a high quality of living, education, human rights, civil liberties, and development. Though a member of the European Union (EU), Sweden does not use the euro but instead continues to use the krona as its currency.

Image 1 Flowers blossom outside a train station in Boden, Sweden.

Source: Richard Wilkie

Vibrant, multicultural, progressive, and highly civilized, Sweden is one of the most intriguing countries that attract tourists with different travel interests ...

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