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  Dalarna County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dalarna County, or Dalarnas län is a County or län in middle Sweden.
The County Council of Dalarna or Landstinget Dalarna.
The Dalarna County inherited its coat of arms from the province of Dalarna.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dalarna_County   (267 words)

 Dalarna travel guide - Wikitravel
Dalarna [1] is a province and county in the region Svealand, in Sweden.
Fulufjället - In the municipality of Älvdalen in northwestern Dalarna.
Dalarna is an important province in the history of Sweden.
wikitravel.org /en/Dalarna   (513 words)

 Dalarna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Instead, that function is served by the counties of Sweden.
Dalarna was historically divided into chartered cities and districts.
Dalarna had only one chartered hundred – the others were court districts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dalarna   (618 words)

 A Brief History of Dalarna, Sweden
The name "Dalarna" means "the dales," and describes the low and highland areas surrounding the east and west branches of the Dalälven River.
Dalarna's climate is "continental" with hot summers and cold winters (much like Minnesota.) But it's latitude brings days that are 22 hours long at Midsommer holiday, and conversely, bitterly cold, short, and dark days at Christmas time.
Dalarna's farms were never able to support the high population that resided there during the 18th century.
members.tripod.com /Lake_Lillian/dalhist2.html   (2071 words)

 Fishing in Dalarna
Dalarna is a province and a "county" in central Sweden (but there has never been a "Count of Dalarna").
The main river in the county, river Dalälven, is one of the largest rivers in Scandinavia and has been a super salmon fishing river up till the turn of the century when a dam and a hydroelectric power plant at the lowermost rapids plugged the river shut for salmon and for searun brown trout.
In the rest of Dalarna we have all types of fishing for brown trout and grayling in the faster stretches of the rivers and brown trout, pike, perch and whitefish in slower reaches and in the lakes.
web.bitnet.net /ecofly/text/dalafiske.htm   (980 words)

 Varmland and Dalarna : Introduction | Frommers.com
In the province of Dalarna lies Lake Siljan; Värmland, farther south, opens onto Lake Vänern, the third-largest inland sea in Europe.
Dalarna is the most traditional of all the provinces, complete with maypole dancing, fiddlers' music, folk costumes, and handicrafts (including the Dala horse, Sweden's most popular souvenir).
Dalarna means "valleys," and sometimes you'll see it referred to as Dalecarlia, the Anglicized form of the name.
www.frommers.com /destinations/varmlandanddalarna/3254010001.html   (552 words)

 Dalarna University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Dalarna University, which has expanded considerably since its start in 1977, can now offer study programmes in such areas as arts, computer science, economics and business administration, engineering, media, sports, teacher training and tourism.
You will find Dalarna University in the province of Dalarna, which is famous for its rich culture; fiddlers and folk songs have been part of the tradition for generations.
Dalarna's fine sports and recreational centres offer both top level athletes and the casual sportsman/woman all they could wish for in sports, recreation and exercise.
www.fb1.uni-lueneburg.de /fb1/austausch/ite/dalarna.htm   (321 words)

 Dalarna Direkt - P4 - sr.se
Vi tar upp det som händer i Dalarna.
Dalarna Direkts sport-tyckare fick som sitt första uppdrag tycka till om våldet inom idrotten.
Här kan du hitta ett axplock av inslag och intervjuer som sänts i Dalarna Direkt.
www.sr.se /cgi-bin/dalarna/program/index.asp?ProgramID=2176   (482 words)

 The History of Dalarna
At this point the southern and south-eastern parts of the province were covered by the sea, in the shape of a bay.
The importance of their mines producing copper, iron and silver made the people of Dalarna a political force to reckon with from the 13th century and onwards.
In the year of 1471 an army, consisting partly of the men from Dalarna, under the leadership of the family Sture defeated the Danish king Christian at Brunkeberg.
www.sverigeturism.se /smorgasbord/smorgasbord/provincial/dalarna/history/index.html   (940 words)

 Eva Bell--Dalarna-Valley Of Toys
It is here that one meets the true citizens of the soil with their simple lifestyles, their quaint practices, their steady unhurried pace of life, still fairly uncorrupted by the din and bustle, and the consumer culture of the cities.
Besides, Dalarna was something of a geological wonder which had to be explored.
It is the emblem of Dalarna, and a symbol of Sweden.
www.storyhouse.org /eva2.html   (2363 words)

 ALMI Företagspartner Dalarna AB/Aktuellt
Fredagar jämna veckor besöker ALMI Dalarna näringslivsenheten i Malung och tar emot besök för rådgivning inom främst innovationsfrågor.
Allt talar för att nyutlåningen till företagen i Dalarna kan bli den högsta någonsin när vi senare kan summera 2006, säger Hans Astorin.
Dalarna har därmed den tredje största lånestocken i landet efter Stockholm och Väst.
www.dalarna.almi.se /aktuellt.html   (657 words)

 Dalarna.se   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Dalarna is the most Swedish of all Swedish counties and provinces.
This is where the tourists go - Dalarna is one of Sweden's largest tourist attractions.
Responsible for website information is the County Administration of Dalarna, SE-791 84 Falun, Sweden.
www.dalarna.se /default____4068.asp   (108 words)

 DALARöTTER - Genealogy in Dalarna
Genealogy in Dalarna is a regional organization of local genealogical societies from the Province of Dalarna.
Our aim is to increase the common interest of genealogy and local history, to induce people to track their roots and become aware of their own forefathers importance for the development of our present society.
In the province of Dalarna there was a tradition to keep the names within the holdings that were provided to the soldiers as a payment.
www.genealogi.se /dalarna/welcome.htm   (1306 words)

 Svensk Hyllningsfest
This gaily-colored horse appears in many forms throughout the city, having been adopted as the central motif in the official logo of the City of Lindsborg in the 1960's.
Although they are a natural outgrowth of the clock and furniture making industries common in the Dalarna Province, the Dala Horse has evolved into a symbol of all Swedish handicrafts.
The village of Nusnäs, in Dalarna, is considered by some to be the home of the only authentic Swedish Dala Horses.
www.svenskhyllningsfest.org /dala_horse.htm   (818 words)

 Dalarnas Kommunförbund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Dalarna Association of Local Authorities is an association in the County Dalarna.
The 15 Local Authorities in Dalarna are Avesta, Borlänge, Falun, Gagnef, Hedemora, Leksand, Ludvika, Malung, Mora, Orsa, Rättvik, Smedjebacken, Säter, Vansbro and Älvdalen.
Ann Christin Jonell is the managing director of the Dalarna Association of Local Authorities secretariat and is answerable to the board for its operations.
www.dalarna.komforb.se /english.shtml   (227 words)

 Recruiting healthstaff from abroad - Landstinget Dalarna
Landstinget Dalarna has recruited nurses and physicians from Germany, but also physicians from Poland, and our experiences are very good.
Our recruitment group in landstinget Dalarna, which is responsible for the recruitment of foreign physicians and nurses, started it´s work in a more systematical manner 2001.
Since then we have built up competence about laws and regulations concerning migration and authorization of doctors and nurses from abroad, educational demands that have to be met, conditions for good introduction and integration and many other things.
www.ltdalarna.se /templates/Base____2842.aspx   (298 words)

Idre sameby finns i nordligaste delen av Dalarna och är den sydligaste och en av de minsta av Sveriges 51 samebyar.
Dalarna blir för varje dag som går en region alltmer präglad av etnisk och kulturell mångfald.
Människor från alla världens hörn bor i Dalarna.
www.dalarnasmuseum.se /framsida.html   (496 words)

 Dalarna Research Institute
Dalarna Research Institute – in Swedish Dalarnas forskningsråd (DFR) – was founded by the County Council of Dalarna in 1981.
Its intermediate position affords possibilities for the dissemination of knowledge in either directions: to represent and speak for Dalarna in scientific circles, and to provide interested actors in the County with scientific progress.
All such cooperation is in principle organized in the form of projects, whether they concern teaching, research collaboration, or the development of research organizations within the University.
www.dfr.se /inenglish.asp   (557 words)

 Dalarna Scholarships
Dalarna University is pleased to announce that students are eligible for accommodation scholarships.
Dalarna will provide eligible students with free accommodation during their stay on exchange.
Contacts at Dalarna are also happy to assist you with enquiries.
www.iis.uts.edu.au /iexchange/going/dalarna.html   (126 words)

 Handelsanställdas förbund
Medlemmar i Handels Dalarna får upp till 500 kronor i rabatt för vissa studiecirklar hos ABF.
ICA Trumpeten i Borlänge och Printerpart (www.printerpart.se) ger Handels Dalarnas medlemmar 5 procent rabatt.
Konstnären Thomas Holst i Dala-Järna står för illustrationerna i årets väggalmanacka till Handels Dalarnas medlemmar.
www.dalarna.handels.se   (414 words)

 Musik i Dalarna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Music in Dalarna is a regional music foundation with a mission.
Our purpose is to support, stimulate and develop the musical life of Dalarna.
DalaSinfoniettan is a flexible orchestra, you can meet us as a small symphony orchestra or an intimate chamber orchestra, having concerts with opera stars and cooperating with pupils from the Music Conservatory, in a national broadcasting concerts or a school concerts.
www.musikidalarna.se /englishinfo.asp   (383 words)

 In english - Landstinget Dalarna
The total area of Dalarna County is more than 28 000 m2.
Dental care is performed at 40 public dental clinics and clinics for specialist care throughout the county.
The County Council is accountable for Film in Dalarna "Film i Dalarna", the regional library "Länsbibliotek Dalarna", the Mental Care Museum, "Mentalvårdsmuseet" and the exhibition "Gruvhospitalet" at Falu Copper Mine.
www.ltdalarna.se /templates/Base____2931.aspx   (531 words)

 Dragspelare fran Dalarna - CD / cdRoots
His debut was in 1906, and four years later it was followed by a large number of gramophone recordings with his younger brother Ragnar Sundquist (1892-1951), who later became even more famous.
A number of accordion players from Dalarna were recorded early, but Carl Jularbo was not the first.
Many players from Dalarna followed him: Jularbo made his debut in 1913, Hugo Johansson from Korsnäs in 1916, the brothers Erik (1916) and Carl (1919) Gylling from Grängesberg, Carl Gustaf Johansson, "The King of Säter" and Edvin Andersson from Avesta (around 1920) and Andrew Russel (end of the 1920s).
www.cdroots.com /cda-krcd38.html   (486 words)

 MJOKE: Sweden & Finland - Dalarna
Dalarnas Museum "A museum reflecting Dalarna for visitors and tourists"
Högskolan Dalarna "Högskolan Dalarna is one of Sweden's newer universities, situated in Dalarna"
ABB Does a bit of everything nowadays, origins in Ludvika, where approximately 2,500 are still employed.
www.mjoke.com /dalarna.html   (212 words)

 Moderaterna i Dalarna
En märklig situation har nu uppkommit i landstinget Dalarna då en av ledamöterna i Dalarnas sjukvårdsparti (DSP) troligen kommer att byta sida.
Tack för det stora förtroendet vi fick med tre riksdagsmän i Dalarna, och för det stöd vi fick med 31 nya mandat i länets kommuner och 6 nya mandat i landstinget.
Om du vill veta lite mera om Moderata Ungdomsförbundet i Dalarna, besök deras hemsida genom att klicka på länken.
www.dalarna.moderat.se   (516 words)

 YWAM Dalarna: Home
YWAM Dalarna was established in the summer of 2003 and is located by the Dala river (Dalälven) in
YWAM was established in Sweden in 1976 and have trained and sent thousands of young people on short and long term missions trips.
YWAM Dalarna is a ministry of YWAM International
www.ywam.se /dalarna   (160 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:Sweden:Dalarna County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Dalarna County was known as Kopparberg County until 1997.
Its borders are identical to the borders of the province of Dalarna (Dalecarlia.) It is located in middle Sweden, bordering to Norway in the west.
Sites relevant for more than one municipality in Dalarna County should be submitted to the county level.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/Sweden/Dalarna_County/desc.html   (182 words)

 March from Western Dalarna by Three Swedish Fiddlers: Reviews
If the guitar is the national instrument of Spain, and the bagpipes are the national instrument of Scotland, the national instrument of Sweden is surely the fiddle.
This disc presents three fiddlers who play in the folk idiom of the province of Dalarna, accompanied by nothing more than the occasional foot stomp.
Having multiple fiddlers keeps the sound from being as shrill or scratchy as that of a solo fiddler, but the playing is basically unison, with one or another fiddler ducking out now...
www.mp3.com /tracks/541821/reviews.html   (163 words)

 Amazon.com: Dalarna: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Dalkulla Anna: A Swedish maid from Dalarna by Sylvia Asplund Cleeland (Unknown Binding - 1989)
Dalarna i kvinnominne: Kvinnoyrken i bilder kring sekelskiftet by Ingrid Andersson (Unknown Binding - 1980)
Dalarnas industrihistoria 1800-1980: Några huvudlinjer (Dalarnas hembygdsbok) by Sven Rydberg (Unknown Binding - 1992)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Dalarna&tag=httpexplaguid-20&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (192 words)

 Dalarna University , International Students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Högskolan Dalarna is one of Sweden’s more recent universities, established in 1977.
It is situated in Dalarna,a very picturesque Swedish province, 200 kilometres north-west of Stockholm.
Inauguration of the Dalarna University Centre for African Studies /DUCAS
www.du.se /templates/CorePage____183.aspx   (124 words)

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