Congrats to the 2018 #WorldCup Quarter Finalists!
Follow along during the games as we “pass” along some fun facts out of our #CIAWorldFactBook about each country.
Check out our #WorldCup special one pagers found under each competing country’s Introduction:
Most Swedes live in the south where climate is milder & there's better connectivity to mainland Europe, though population clusters are found along the Baltic coast too.
Bonus fact: Sweden has almost 100,000 lakes!
England, as part of the UK, is only about 35 km from France & linked by a tunnel under the English Channel (the Chunnel) & because of a heavily indented coastline, no location is more than 113 km from the coast.
Sweden has participated in 12 #WorldCup tournaments, first making an appearance in 1934. The Blue and Yellow have never won, but did come in second in 1958.