Did You Know? Stockholm's subway is also known as the world's longest art gallery at 68 miles/ 109 kilometers. The majority of the subway's100 stations include paintings, sculptures and mosaics.
Orientation: Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and is located on the southeastern coast of the country.
Provinces: Södermanland and Uppland
Stockholm By The Numbers: Population: 761,721
Elevation: 200 feet/ 61 meters
Average AnnualPrecipitation: 35.5 inches/ 90 centimeters
Average JanuaryTemperature: 27 degrees F/ -3 degrees C
Average July Temperature:63 degrees F/ 17 degrees C
Quick Facts: Major Industries: forestry, mining, agriculture, engineering,high-tech manufacturing, telecommunications
Ethnic Mix:Predominantly Swedish, largest minority Finnish, with Iraqi,Iranian, Turkish and Somali communities
Electricity: 220 volts,50Hz, round two-pin plugs
Time Zone: UTC/GMT+1
Country DialingCode: 46
Area Code: 8