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Å, Sweden print that page

There are also at least 12 other places in Sweden called Å , most of them only a farm or a few houses. Å is pronounced "Aw", or phonetically [o:]. Å, which means stream or small river , is a contender for the title of shortest place-name in the world — although other places named

wikipedia.org | 2010/10/4 18:02:34

Södertälje Municipality print that page

population of around 335 million. Södertälje also has the fifth largest number of Finnish-speaking Sweden Finns in Sweden : 11,000, or around 13 per cent of the city population. Thus, taken together, Assyrians / Syriacs and Finns account for 40 per cent of the inhabitants of the city

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/25 2:13:57

Stad (Sweden) print that page

The status of stad in Sweden was formerly granted by a royal charter , comparable to the United Kingdom 's status of borough or burgh before the 1970s or city status today. Unless given such town privileges , a municipality could not call itself a town. To receive the privileges of stad

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Sweden Finns print that page

In the 1940s, 70,000 young Finnish children were evacuated from Finland to Sweden during the Winter War and the Continuation War . 15,000 are believed to have stayed and an unknown number to have returned as adults. In the 1950s and 1960s the migration from Finland to Sweden was considerable

wikipedia.org | 2011/8/2 13:26:00

Sweden during World War II print that page

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At the outbreak of hostilities, Sweden had held a neutral stance in international relations for more than a century, since the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815. [ 1 ] Twenty nations held a policy of neutrality in September 1939, but only seven other European nations found themselves

Tumba, Sweden print that page

man during prehistory are relatively rare. The big change took place during 1755 when the bank of Sweden bought a small farm and started a papermill. Around the papermill came a community that developed with its own school and houses for the workers to live in. The next big step was taken

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Kalmar print that page

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From the thirteenth to the seventeenth centuries, Kalmar was one of Sweden 's most important cities. Between 1602 and 1913 it was the episcopal see of Kalmar Diocese , with a bishop, and the Kalmar Cathedral from 1702 is still a fine example of classicistic architecture. It became a fortified

Boden, Sweden print that page

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stambanan , opened 1894) met with the Ore Line ( Malmbanan ) from the rich iron ore fields in northern Sweden . The town experienced increased growth when the Boden Fortress was constructed in the beginning of the 20th century. The purpose of the fortress was to defend Sweden from a possible

Kisa, Sweden print that page

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born here. Also, Met-Rx World Strongest Man 1998 winner - Magnus Samuelsson was born in Kisa, Sweden . [ edit ] Sports The following sports clubs are located in Kisa: Kisa BK [ edit ] References Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Kisa, Sweden ^ a b c "Tätorternas

Ed, Sweden print that page

Ed, Sweden From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Ed Ed Coordinates: 58°55′N 11°55′E / 58.917°N 11.917°E / 58.917; 11.917 Coordinates : 58°55′N 11°55′E / 58.917°N 11.917°E / 58.917; 11.917

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/25 4:52:27