Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. By the 16th century Sweden had evolved into a strongly centralized nation. During the 17th century the country was one of the great powers in Europe. Since 1812 our boarders have been unchanged and Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries.
Despite its large area and small population, Sweden is a technologically advanced country with good infrastructure. Since 1901, the prestigious Nobel Prizes are annually awarded to great discoveries within scientific and cultural advances.