The history of Sweden

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Fourteen thousand years ago, present-day Sweden was covered by a thick ice cap. As the ice retreated, humans came to Sweden. The first known dwelling place, found in southern Sweden, dates from around 12,000 BC.

This fact sheet about the history of Sweden is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish.

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The history of Sweden (Arabic, pdf)

The history of Sweden (Chinese, pdf)

The history of Sweden (English, pdf)

The history of Sweden (French, pdf)

The history of Sweden (German, pdf)

The history of Sweden (Russian, pdf)

The history of Sweden (Spanish, pdf)

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