Sweden (GPS: 62 00 N, 15 00 E) is located in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway. The country’s area measurements are total: 450,295 sq km; land: 410,335 sq km, water: 39,960 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than California. The total irrigated land is 1,640 sq km (2012).
One of Sweden’s essential features: Strategic location along the Danish Straits linking the Baltic and North Seas. Sweden has almost 100,000 lakes, the largest of which, Vanern, is the third-largest in Europe.