Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and parts of Finland. It has over 10 million speakers worldwide. Swedish has a rich history and has been influenced by various languages, including German, Latin, and Finnish. It is written using the Latin alphabet with some additional characters, and has a complex grammar structure with a system of verb conjugations and noun declensions. Swedish is known for its literature, music, and art, and is an important language for trade and commerce in Scandinavia and Northern Europe.