With over 37 species of Coarse and game fish waiting for you, Sweden has made a name for itself as one of the most popular northern European tourist destination. Emerging as a unified and independent country during the middle ages, Sweden has not participated in any wars for the past two centuries. Home to 9.3 million people of Nordic origin, Sweden is an advanced welfare state with a very well developed post-industrial society.
Housing the Nobel Prize committee for all category of prizes, except peace which is hosted in Norway, Swedish culture is noted for pioneering contributions in arts, literature, music, and cinema, especially during the 20th century. Apart from the air-route, Sweden is also connected through the rail and road route with neighboring countries like Denmark, Norway, Germany and Finland. A major stop on most Baltic Sea cruises, Sweden is also accessible by most major European sea-ports as well.