The Riksdag is the official Swedish term of the Parliament of Sweden and the Parliament of Finland (in Finland alongside the Finnish word eduskunta). Swedish ( is a North Germanic language spoken by more than nine million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, especially along the The Riksdag (officially Sveriges riksdag literally The National Diet of Sweden is the national legislative assembly of Sweden. The Eduskunta (in Finnish) or the Riksdag (in Swedish) is the Parliament of Finland. Finnish ( or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland (92% As of 2006) and by ethnic Finns outside In Swedish, the word has also become commonly used as a generally term for a legislative assembly, a parliament (Swedish: parlament). TalkParliament#Screen-size. -->A  parliament is a Legislature, especially in those Swedish ( is a North Germanic language spoken by more than nine million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, especially along the
The word Riksdag derives from the Swedish term Riksens ständer ("the Estates of the Realm"). It refers to a meeting of representatives from across Sweden and has been used in Sweden since the Middle Ages. "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. With the introduction of the bi-cameral legislative assembly in 1866, the term Riksens ständer was officially changed to Riksdag. Year 1866 ( MDCCCLXVI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common It has cognates in the German word Reichstag (used for various German national parliaments up until 1945), the Danish rigsdag (used for the parliament of Denmark 1849-1953) and the Estonian riigikogu (used for the parliament of Estonia 1920-1940 and again since 1991). Cognates in Linguistics are words that have a common origin They may occur within a language such as shirt and skirt as two English words descended from The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. The Reichstag ( German for "Imperial Diet " was the Parliament of the Holy Roman Empire, the North German Confederation, Danish ( d̥ænsɡ̊ is one of the North Germanic languages (also called Scandinavian languages a sub-group of the Germanic branch of the The Folketing, or Folketinget, is the national Parliament of Denmark. Estonian (; ˈeːsti ˈkeːl is the official language of Estonia, spoken by about 1 The Riigikogu (from riigi-, of the state and kogu, assembly is the Parliament of Estonia.