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Hello there! This is 10 facts about Sweden.

  1. Sweden pays students USD $187 per month to attend high school.
  2. Sweden banned spanking and other corporal punishments of children in 1979.
  3. Sweden had a Charles VII, but no Charles I to VI.
  4. There's a Golf Club on the border of Sweden and Finland: half the holes are in one country and half in the other.
  5. 89% of people in Sweden speak English.
  6. Advertising to children under the age of 12 is illegal in Norway and Sweden.
  7. Aborting a child because of its gender is legal in Sweden.
  8. In 1974, Kim Il-sung took 1,000 Volvo sedans from Sweden to North Korea and never paid for them
  9. Sweden has run out of trash, so it's importing garbage from Norway
  10. The band Abba wore ridiculous outfits to avoid Sweden's taxes, which allowed deductions for clothing if it wasn't meant to be used every day.
  11. 12. The Capital of Sweden, Stockholm, is the 20th most populous city in the European Union.

Source from "Sweden Facts: 34 Facts by FACTSLIDE"

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