This northern nation has more islands than any other

If you didn’t know which country had the most islands in the world, you’d think it might be some place huge like Russia or Canada or an archipelago nation like Indonesia or Philippines, but you’d be wrong. It’s actually one of the Nordic nations, Sweden.

According to, Sweden has a staggering 221,800 islands larger than 25 square metres in size about 1,000 of which are inhabited. Fourteen of those islands make up the country’s capital, Stockholm.

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