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  Encyclopedia: List of cities in Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is an alphabetical listing of the municipalities of Sweden as of 2005.
This is a listing of the municipalities of Sweden by the population density using the land area, as of 2005.
Nybro is a Municipality in Kalmar County, in south-eastern Sweden.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-cities-in-Sweden   (5011 words)

  
 Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Swedish nation has been transformed from a nation of emigration ending after World War I to a nation of immigration from World War II and on.
Swedish is a Germanic language related to Danish and Norwegian but different in pronunciation and orthography.
Swedish literature is also vibrant and active, Sweden ranking third in the list of countries with most Nobel Prize laureates in literature.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/s/sw/sweden.html   (2024 words)

  
 Swedish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Standard Swedish is the national language that evolved from the Central Swedish dialects in the 19th century and was well-established by the beginning of the 20th century.
Swedish is the national language of Sweden, the first language for the overwhelming majority of roughly eight million Sweden-born inhabitants and acquired by one million immigrants.
Swedish is the sole official language of Åland, an autonomous province under the sovereignty of Finland, where 95% of the 26,000 inhabitants speak Swedish as a first language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swedish_language   (5792 words)

  
 Municipalities of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The existence of such divisions are at the discretion of the municipality itself which also can decide to hold local referendum on whether a borough or part of the municipality should secede and form a separate municipality.
However the question of whether a new municipality will at all be created is at the discretion of the Swedish Government.
In the middle of the 20th century several municipal reforms were implemented, which successively and drastically reduced their numbers, to the current 290 municipalities (2004).
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/m/mu/municipalities_of_sweden.html   (263 words)

  
 Municipalities of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The existence of such divisions are at the discretion of the municipality itself, and they also decide whether there is a need for a borough to secede and form a separate municipality.
Often in those cases, towns from other municipalities have grown together with the city and become suburbs, and are thereby considered part of city area eventhough they are part of another municipality.
Municipal government in Sweden belong to the council-manager government variety.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Municipalities_of_Sweden   (407 words)

  
 Sweden - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sami, Meänkieli and Finnish may be used in dealing with municipal and government agencies, courts, preschools and nursing homes in parts of Norrbotten County.
Swedish 20th century culture is noted by pioneering works in the early days of cinema, with Mauritz Stiller and Victor Sjöström.
In underground circles, Sweden is known for a large number of death metal and fl metal acts, often viewed as pioneering or at the forefront of the scene.
open-encyclopedia.com /SE   (2269 words)

  
 Sweden|Swedish Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Swedish languageSwedish: ''Konungariket Sverige'' {{Audiosv-Konungariket_Sverige.ogglisten}}) is a Nordic countriesNordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe.
Swedish law is codified and its court system consists of local courts (tingsrätter/länsrätter), regional appellate courts (hovrätter/kammarrätter), and a Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen/Regeringsrätten) where the latter are the administrative benches.
Swedish literature is also vibrant and active, Sweden ranking third in the list of countries with most Nobel Prize laureates in Nobel Prize in Literatureliterature.
www.echostatic.com /Sweden|Swedish.html   (2943 words)

  
 SWEDEN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During the Viking_Age of the 9th and 10th_century, Swedish vikings travelled east setting its mark on the Baltic_countries, Russia and the Black_Sea, and further through the rivers of Russia down south to Konstantinopel and southern Europe.
With the Christianization in the 12th_century, the country became consolidated, with its centre at the water-ways of the northern Baltic and the Gulf_of_Finland.
The Swedish welfare system remains generous, but a recession in the 1990s has forced an introduction of a number of reforms, such as education_vouchers in 1992 and decentralisation of some types of healthcare services to municipal control.
www.witwik.com /Sweden   (3760 words)

  
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It is bordered by Norway on the west and Finland in the northeast; the rest of it borders waters, as the Baltic Sea and Kattegat.
Parents are entitled to a total of 12 months' paid leave between birth and the child's eighth birthday, with one of those months reserved specifically for the father.
Swedish music is in many minds connected with ABBA, although more recently indie bands like Soundtrack of our lives and The Hives have started achieving international fame.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/s/sw/sweden.html   (1619 words)

  
 List of Finnish municipalities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a listing in alphabetical order of the current municipalities in Finland as of 2005.
For population see List of Finnish municipalities by population.
Notice that if the place has both a Finnish and a Swedish name, the majority language is preferred.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Finnish_municipalities   (78 words)

  
 List of political parties in Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sweden has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.
List of political parties to browse parties by country
List of political parties by ideology to browse parties by name
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_political_parties_in_Sweden   (286 words)

  
 Municipalities of Sweden: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Municipalities of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the middle of the 20th century several municipal reforms were implemented, which successively and drastically reduced their numbers, to the current 289 municipalities.
The last major reform in 1971 abolished the Cities of Sweden as separate admistrative entities and made them centers of the new larger municipalities.
See also: List of Swedish municipalities, List of Swedish municipalities by county, List of Swedish municipalities by population
www.encyclopedian.com /sw/Swedish-municipality.html   (251 words)

  
 Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
But the campaign also signified the last of the Swedish wars and its 200 years of peace are arguably unique in the world today.
The 19th century saw a significant population increase, generally attributed to the three factors of peace, vaccination and potatoes, doubling the population from 1750 to 1850.
Swedish is a Germanic language, related to Danish and Norwegian, but different from them in pronunciation and orthography.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Sweden.htm   (3119 words)

  
 Stockholm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Administratively, the "City of Stockholm" is a Swedish municipality within Stockholm County.
The Metropolitan Stockholm, or Stor-Stockholm, consists of most of the municipalities in the county, and has a population of 1,704,930 (2005).
However, AIK is not based in the municipality of Stockholm but in its northern neighbour Solna.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Stockholm,_Sweden   (635 words)

  
 Swedish history: 1945-- (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
After the war the Swedish national pride is inflated by the good deeds of Count Folke Bernadotte (the Red Cross) and the United Nation Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld (former minister in the Social Democratic Cabinet).
Swedish politicians tend to start their careers in younger years, before having accomplished in any profession (Olof Palme is one of the first examples), and the reduced number of municipal politicians contribute to a growing alienation between politicians and the electorate.
A Russian navy gathers at the territorial border, but leaves after the Swedish prime minister Thorbjörn Fälldin publicly declared he had ordered the Swedish defense forces to use all means against further intruders on the sea or in the air.
www.lysator.liu.se /nordic/scn/faq737.html   (1624 words)

  
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County Council or landsting, which is the municipal representation appointed by the county electorate.
Swedish 20th century culture is noted by pioneering works in the early days of cinema, with
Swedish literature is also vibrant and active, Sweden ranking third in the list of countries with most
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Sweden   (1870 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Örebro Municipality
Örebro [œrə'bruː] is a City and is a Municipality, in Örebro County, in central Sweden.
As of 2004, it is the 7th largest Swedish municipality.
Although a trade town, the Örebro remained small until the second half of the 19th century, when it grew rapidly as a centre of the national shoe making industry.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/%D6rebro   (400 words)

  
 Gävle Municipality -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Gävle Municipality ['jɛvlə] is a (An urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government) Municipality in east central (A Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula) Sweden where the (A large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts) City Gävle is the seat of residence.
Geographically the municipality is situated north of the mouth of the river (Click link for more info and facts about Dalälven) Dalälven and is the southernmost municipality of the historical land of (Click link for more info and facts about Norrland) Norrland.
It is believed that the name Gävle stems from the word gavel, referring to the high banks of the river Gavleån which runs through Gävle and called gavel in (A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland) Swedish.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/g/g%e4vle_municipality.htm   (1439 words)

  
 Sweden - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sverige in Swedish) is a country in Scandinavia, northern Europe.
The 17th century saw Sweden emerge as one of the great powers in Europe, due to successful participation, initiated by King Gustavus Adolphus, in the Thirty Years' War.
Due to refugee immigration, there are also a number of Muslims in Sweden (see: Muslims in Europe).
openproxy.ath.cx /sw/Sweden.html   (1703 words)

  
 Språkbruk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In addition to the provisions concerning the status of Finnish and Swedish as the national languages —— where the bilingual principle was confirmed and reinforced —— there was a new paragraph establishing the right of the different language groups to maintain and enhance their own cultures.
A bilingual municipality cannot be declared monolingual if the proportion of the minority has not decreased under the level of 6 per cent.
The number of municipalities with official names in both languages is, therefore, considerably bigger than that of bilingual municipalities.
www.kotus.fi /svenska/sprakbruk/jakoeng.shtml   (1626 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Swedish is the mother tongue for about 265,000 persons in Mainland Finland and 25,000 on Åland, or 5.55% of the total population according to official statistics for 2003 [link].
The proportion has been steadily diminishing since the 18th century when approximately 15% of the population had Swedish as the mother tongue (estimation for 1815 [link]).
[Swedish Department of Research Institute for the Languages of Finland (In Swedish)]
pardus.info /index.php?title=Finland-Swedish   (1035 words)

  
 Learn more about List of subnational entities in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is a list of current subnational entities by country:
List of municipalities of the Brussels Capital Region
See also: List of capitals of subnational entities, List of dependent territories, List of countries, Lists by country
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_subnational_entities.html   (160 words)

  
 The Ultimate dogluvers.com:WikiProject Swedish municipalities Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
This WikiProject is an attempt to formulate a common template for the Swedish municipalities.
Municipal seat: The seat of residence for the municipal administration and main agglomeration ("Centralort").
xx is a municipality in (direction) Sweden, in the county of zzz.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/dogluvers.com:WikiProject_Swedish_municipalities   (369 words)

  
 Sweden - Gurupedia
Swedish) is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe.
municipalities or kommuner, making a total of 289 municipalities, in 2002.
Swedish literature is also vibrant and active, Sweden ranking third in the list of countries with most Nobel Prize laureates in
www.gurupedia.com /s/sw/sweden.htm   (1902 words)

  
 List of Sweden-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Åland Islands, an autonomous and unilingually Swedish province of Finland
The linguistic minority speaking Finland-Swedish (in the rest of Finland), one of the official languages of Finland
Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_Sweden-related_topics   (111 words)

  
 Monarch of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
According to the Act of Succession of 1810 that office is inherited within the House of Bernadotte.
The king also chairs the Committee for Foreign Affairs (Utrikesnämnden), a body which serves to officially inform the head of state and the leaders of the opposition of government affairs.
Bills passed in the Swedish parliament become law without having to acquire royal assent.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Monarch_of_Sweden   (443 words)

  
 List of Swedish municipalities by population - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
List of Swedish municipalities by population - InfoSearchPoint.com
This is a list of the 289 Swedish municipalities by population as of 2001:
See also List of Swedish municipalities, List of Swedish municipalities by county
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/List_of_Swedish_municipalities_by_population   (71 words)

  
 Swedish Municipalities choose firewall solutions from Clavister
Dorotea Kommun uses the firewall solution for securing all in- and outbound traffic to the municipality, a type of usage that is fairly common within the Municipalities that have chosen Clavister.
Today we are using the solution to handle all in- and outbound traffic between the municipality and the world outside, but we also intend to separate our municipal administration's security solutions.
This growing success rate with municipalities is a result of Clavister's new market strategy with a strong focus in the Public Sector and the new product portfolio that is particularly well suited for this customer group.
www.clavister.com /company/pressrelease23.html   (516 words)

  
 Nättidningen RÖTTER - för dig som släktforskar! (Rötterhjälpen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Write the name of the parish, municipality, county, province or the SCB-code in the box.
Parish-Search is a good aid for every one who wants to use the provinces, since the province belonging of different parishes hardly ever are stated in other similar lists.
Parish-Search consists of presently existing parishes and the ones that has ceased to be during the period of church registers, since the middle of the 17th century.
www.genealogi.se /blekinge/english/landskap.htm   (388 words)

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