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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: European hunters arrived here 12,000 BCE; settled by Svear, Lapps, Herules, Danes, and Goths first millenium BCE; controlled eastern trade route to Byzantium and Baghdad during Viking Era, colonized Russia; united with Denmark and Norway 14th-16th centuries, with Norway 19th century; official language is Swedish, though Finnish is also spoken.

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