Sweden, officially as the Kingdom of Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 10 million.
References in the Grand Theft Auto series
- Sunbeam, the Hare Krishna gang leader, is from Sweden
- Henrik's Jaw is one of the horses on the Inside Track betting machines. It is a reference to Swedish footballer Henrik Larsson, who played for Scottish football club Celtic and suffered a broken jaw during the development of GTA San Andreas.
- Krapea is a Swedish furniture company based on the Swedish company IKEA.
- Two automotive manufacturers are Swedish:
- "With Every Heartbeat" is a song featured on Non Stop Pop FM radio station in Grand Theft Auto V made by the Swedish singer Robyn.
- The song "The Look" by Swedish pop duo Roxette is featured on Vice City FM on Episodes From Liberty City.
- The San Andreas Flight School Update added a Sweden Chute Bag in GTA V.
- Swedish Folkrace is a popular, inexpensive and entry-level of Swedish rallycross race in Grand Theft Auto Online.
- Martin Graves states that half of all children are born being robots and the other half acting like robots in Sweden.
- Swedish "eurorapper" Stockholm Syndrome is mentioned in a Weazel News segment as he was flown into Vinewood to revive the dying gangsta rap genre, despite his music predominantly focusing on Sweden's high standard of living and the easygoing Scandinavian lifestyle.
- The Diamond Casino & Resort update for GTA Online adds a few Swedish conceptual wall pieces for the player's casino penthouse by an artist named Nilsson.