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Swedish

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Ruotsi, Svenska
  • Scriptures published: Bible (1541--1999) New Testament (1526--1996) Portions (1523--1991)
    FCBH (Levande Bibeln) See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Sweden
  • Region: Göta dialect: south, including parts of Småland, Värmland, Västergötland, parts of Östergötland, Bohuslän and Dalsland; Svea dialect: central, including Västmanland, Södermanland, Gästrikland, Dalarna, south Hälsingland, parts of Östergötland and Uppland; Southern Swedish: Skåne, Blekinge, south Småland, south Halland; Northern Swedish: north Hälsingland and north; Jamska: mainly Jämtland; Eastern Swedish: Finland, Estonia, and Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine; Gutniska: Isle of Gotland and Fårö
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: No information available.
  • Status: Statutory national working language in Finland; Statutory provincial language in Finland; Statutory national language in Sweden
  • Number of users: 9,197,090
  • Vitality: National

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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