The statistics include figures on land and water areas in square kilometres. The statistics are presented on the national level, counties and municipal level. Water areas are broken down into inland waters, the four biggest lakes and seawater. The latter category includes the area from the shores to the territorial border of Sweden.
Sweden’s total area is 528 447 sq. km
The total land area in Sweden is 407 340 km2. The inland water (lakes and rivers) area is 40 080 km2, of which 8 844 km2 is the area of the four largest lakes Vänern, Vättern, Mälaren and Hjälmaren. The area of the seas surrounding Sweden is 81 027 km2 from the coastline to the territorial border. Thus, the area of Sweden including the territorial water is 528 447 km2.
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