Information & Facts
A 10-minute walk from the city centre across the
Swedish is the main language, with Lapp being spoken by
the Sami population in the north. Most Swedes speak and understand
English. Many also speak German and French.
The Swedish monetary unit is the Kronor/Krona or Crown (SEK),
which is divided into 100 öre. Banks exchange money during business
hours from Monday to Friday. At other times money can be changed at
airports, ferry terminals, post offices and Forex exchange offices,
which are open daily. There are numerous ATMs throughout the
country, most of which accept MasterCard and Visa. Travellers
cheques and most major credit cards are widely accepted for payment
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last
Sunday in October).