Sweden is the first country in the world with its own phone number, so that you can call a Swede. Last month, Sweden set up a new phone number called “The Swedish Number” (46 771 793 336). Call a Swede and a volunteer will answer to talk to you about their country.
In 1766, Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce a constitutional law to abolish censorship. To honor this anniversary, Sweden is now the first country in the world to introduce its own phone number. Call today and get connected to a random Swede, anywhere in Sweden and talk about anything you want.
“Random Swede answering,” said Christer Blom, picking up the phone. Blom is a 53-year-old software developer who lives in the Swedish countryside about 100 miles west of Stockholm. He volunteered to field calls from people across the globe two weeks ago.
“I just thought it would be a nice […]