Despite its northern latitude, most part of Sweden territory has a temperate climate, mainly due to the influence of the Gulf Stream. In southern Sweden, broadleaved trees are prolific, and in the north are the pines and birches that dominate the landscape.
In the mountains of northern Sweden, predominates sub-Arctic climate. In North of the Arctic Circle, the sun never sets during the summer. In winter it's night without end.
Sweden shares land borders with Norway in the west and Finland to the northeast, as well as being linked to Denmark by the Oresund Bridge in the south.