Sweden natural resources map
Map of Sweden natural resources. Sweden natural resources map (Northern Europe - Europe) to print. Sweden natural resources map (Northern Europe - Europe) to download. Sweden has a number of mineral and metal resources which include iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic and feldspar as its shown in Sweden natural resources map. Other natural resources for the country include timber and hydropower. Minerals form a major part of the natural resources in Sweden. They include arsenic, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, uranium, zinc, tungsten, and feldspar. Norrbotten and Skellefte districts are the most significant mining areas in Sweden. Iron is among the major mineral resources in Sweden. The mining deposits are owned by the government and are located at Kiruna in Lappland. The Kiruna mining center has been operational since the 19th century. Other metals such as gold, copper, zinc, and lead are mined at Boliden in Norrland.
Currently, one of the largest mining economies in the European Union, Sweden future largely depends on minerals such as iron, lead, zinc, and copper. Consequently, its mining policy is designed to keep it in the lucrative mineral markets. The main economic resources in Sweden are part of the natural resources namely hydro-power, timber, and iron ore as its mentioned in Sweden natural resources map.