Practical information

 

Time

Jonkoping is two hours ahead of UTC/GMT.

During the world championship Sweden observes CEST = UTC/GMT +2 hours

Currency

The official currency of Sweden is the Swedish Krona. The official ISO 4217 currency name is SEK but it is more commonly referred to as Kr.

Coins: 1, 5 and 10kr

Banknotes: 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000kr

 

Climate

Most of Sweden has a Temperate climate and biome, a trademark for this type of biome is vast forests. The Climate vary greatly from north to south. Central Sweden, where the world championships will take place has a humid continental climate.

The average temperature in Jonkoping during the month of May will range between 15.5 to 4.6 Celsius with an average of 10.0 Celsius.

Useful Swedish Phrases

Hej

Hello

Hur mår du?

How are you

Okej

Fine

Tack

Thank you

Ja

Yes

Nej

No

Jag kan inte prata Svenska

I can’t speak Swedish

Förstår du?

Do you understand?

Jag förstår inte

I do not understand

Hur mycket?

How much?

Vatten

Water

Lycka till

Good luck

Flygplats

Airport

Varm

Hot

Kall

Cold

Toalet

Toilet

Liten

Small

Stor

Large

Öl

Beer

 

Wifi login for Jonkoping City

The city of Jonkoping provides free wifi in the city centre. Here is how you gain access:

  1. Choose the network with SSID: “wifijkpg” in the WiFi settings of your device
  2. Once connected, open your web browser and refresh the page if not redirected to the wifijkpg landing page automatically.

This wifi is meant to be used outdoors but should be accessible in some cafes and shops.