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  Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sweden has a low population density in all but its metropolitan areas, with most of the inland consisting of forests and mountainous wilderness.
Sweden was first mentioned in the 1st century, by Roman historian Tacitus, who wrote that the Suiones tribe lived out in the sea and were powerful in both arms and ships.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sweden   (4243 words)

  
 Sweden: map of sweden, stockholm sweden, sweden travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sweden was one of the poorest countries in Europe in the 19th century, and shaped by a dogmatic Protestantism, until its natural assets – timber, iron ore, grains – allowed it to fund a Swedish welfare state in the early 20th century.
Sweden was first mentioned in the 1st century, by Roman historian Tacitus, who wrote that the Suiones lived out in the sea and were powerful in both arms and ships.
In underground circles, Sweden is known for a large number of death metal and fl metal acts such as Bathory, Meshuggah, The Haunted, Opeth, Soilwork, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, Naglfar, In Flames and Vintersorg.
wikipedia.openfun.org /wiki/Sweden   (3924 words)

  
 Flag days in Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This means that the Flag of Sweden is flown on all public flag poles and buildings.
In the parts of Sweden north of the polar circle the sun doesn't rise at all for some weeks during December.
In Sweden this is observed by flying the Swedish flag side by side with the European Union flag on public flag poles and buildings.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Flag_days_in_Sweden   (292 words)

  
 Learn more about Holidays in Sweden in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All official holidays in Sweden are established by acts of Parliament.
When the standard working week in Sweden was reduced to 40 hours by an act of Parliament it also meant that all Saturdays became a sort of de facto public holidays, though not official ones.
Sweden has an official National Day, June 6.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /h/ho/holidays_in_sweden.html   (771 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - Namesdays in Sweden - Calendar Encyclopedia
During medieval times the namesdays were of little significance in the Nordic countries, except for the celebration of patron saints for various guilds.
A more widespread celebration of namesdays began in the 17th century, at first in the royal court and among aristocracy, but successively also among the general population.
The Church of Sweden promoted celebration of namesdays over birthdays, as the latter was seen as a pagan tradition.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Namesdays_in_Sweden.htm   (261 words)

  
 SWEDEN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: '''') is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern_Europe.
Sweden was one of the poorest countries in Europe in the 19th_century, shaped by heavy alcohol consumption and dogmatic Protestantism, until improved transportation and communication allowed it to utilize natural assets from different parts of the country, most notably timber and iron_ore, which allowed the creation of a welfare_state in the early 20th_century.
Today about 78% of Swedes belong to the Church of Sweden, but the number is decreasing by about one percent every year, and church services are sparsely attended (hovering in the single digit percentages of the population)- despite this, a majority of Swedes claim to believe in a higher Deity.
www.bellabuds.com /Sweden   (3736 words)

  
 Namesdays in Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Namesdays or name days are a Swedish tradition of attaching personal names to each day of the year, and celebrating the association of particular days with those having this name.
A more widespread celebration of namesdays began in the 17th century, at first in the royal court and among aristocracy, but later among the general population.
Competing namesday lists began to emerge but the official list was still in general use until 1986 when consensus of a new list with three names on each day was reached.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/N/Namesdays-in-Sweden.htm   (520 words)

  
 Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige) is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe.
In underground circles, Sweden is known for a large number of death metal and fl metal acts such as Bathory, Opeth, Dark Tranquility, Naglfar, In Flames and Vintersorg.
With the 20th century a personal belief became possible, including leaving the Church of Sweden to join any other religion, but not until the 1970's was it formally allowed to stand outside of all religious communities.
www.abitabouteverything.com /files/s/sw/sweden.html   (3080 words)

  
 Sweden Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the 17th and 18th centuries Sweden extended its territory though warfare and became a Great Power, twice its current size – which extended territory it subsequently lost within a century.
Most of the post-war era, the county was ruled by the Swedish Social Democratic Party that established a welfare state astriving a "well being for all"-policy.
The population's support can be measured by checking the ruling party: with a left wing government, the population is supportive [5], while a government led by opposing Moderate Party usually signifies a disapprovement with that politics.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Sweden   (4248 words)

  
 All words on Swedish calendar
In November 1699 it had been decided that Sweden would begin to adopt the New Style, or the Gregorian calendar, starting in 1700.
In January 1711, King Charles XII declared that Sweden would abandon the calendar, which wasn't in use by any other nation nor having achieved its objective, in favor of a return to the Old Style.
In 1753 Sweden introduced the New Style, whereby the leap of 11 days was accomplished by letting February 17 be immediately followed by March 1.
www.allwords.org /sw/swedish-calendar.html   (567 words)

  
 definition:Sweden - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Second to soccer, Horse sports have the highest number of practitioners, mostly confined to the female population.
Apart from traditional Protestantic Christian holidays, Sweden also celebrates some unique holidays, some of a a pre-christian tradition.
You can find it there under the keyword Sweden (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweden)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Swedenandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Sweden   (3254 words)

  
 Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 lakes of Russia down south to Konstantinopel and southern Europe.
Current day Sweden (orange) with annexed territories (brown) in 1658.
The population's support can be measured by checking the ruling party: with a left wing government, the population is supportive [6], while a government led by opposing Moderate Party usually signifies a disapprovement with that politics.
www.firebird.cn /wiki/Sweden   (4113 words)

  
 Culture of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Swedish music is in many minds connected with ABBA, although more recently indie bands like The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, The Hives and International Noise Conspiracy have started achieving international fame.
Swedish literature is also vibrant and active, Sweden ranking third in the list of countries with most Nobel Prize laureates in literature.
Holidays in Sweden, Flag days in Sweden, Namesdays in Sweden
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Culture_of_Sweden   (193 words)

  
 Namesdays in Sweden|namesday Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For now you may want to try Namesdays in Swedennamesday at [coruwat.com] for information.
The most likely reason our database doesn't have the information on Namesdays in Swedennamesday is because our editors haven't gotten around to finalizing it yet.
If you are in urgent need of finding information on this subject you may want to click one of the links found on this page for Namesdays in Swedennamesday or do a search at google.
www.echostatic.com /Namesdays_in_Sweden|namesday.html   (99 words)

  
 Hamar . Viking . 1536 . Sweden . Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It remained an important religious and political centre in Norway, organized around the cathedral and the bishop s manor until the Reformation reformation in 1536, when it lost its status as a bishopric.
The cathedral and manor were destroyed in the Seven Years War with Sweden in 1567, and in 1568 the market was disbanded, under pressure
Main article: Holidays in Sweden The Swedish holiday calendar consists mainly of Christianity Christian holidays.
www.uk.kunsimuna.net /Hamar   (337 words)

  
 Articles - Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Swedish authors of worldwide recognition include Carolus Linnaeus, Emanuel Swedenborg, August Strindberg, Selma Lagerlöf, Vilhelm Moberg, Harry Martinson and Astrid Lindgren.
Cell phone tracking aids law enforcement (The Journal News)
Calypso Wireless has partnered with an Italian company to carry out a demo of VoIP over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) utilizing a GSM-GPRS cell phone.
www.gaple.com /articles/Sweden?mySession=3a6443ad282669969e850853142d7b9c   (3926 words)

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