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  Stockholm travel guide - Wikitravel
It is situated in the south central part of the country on the border between the provinces Uppland and Södermanland (also known as Sörmland), on the east coast, between lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea.
Stockholm is not the oldest town in Sweden but after its establishment in the 1250s it rapidly became a national centre, having a very strategic location between a major lake (Mälaren) and the Baltic Sea.
Although its Stockholm counterpart might not have as vast a collection, there is still enough to satisfy both the modern art buff as well as the curious amateur.
wikitravel.org /en/Stockholm   (6355 words)

  Stockholm Information
North of Stockholm Municipality: Järfälla, Solna, Täby, Sollentuna, Lidingö, Upplands Väsby, Österåker, Sigtuna, Sundbyberg, Danderyd, Vallentuna, Ekerö, Upplands-Bro and Vaxholm.
In the latest century, the population of nearby municipalities of Stockholm County has become important to mention next to the population of Stockholm Municipality, as many municipalities are constituting parts of Stockholm urban area and as such often considered part of the general term "Stockholm".
Stockholm is at the junction of the European routes E4, E18 and E20.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Stockholm   (3186 words)

 Stockholm Municipality - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population.
Of the municipal population, all but 200 people are considered living in the town of Stockholm, an urban area further extending into ten other municipalities.
The municipality is subdivided into 18 district councils, or boroughs, which carry responsibility for primary school, social, leisure and cultural services within their respective areas.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Stockholm_Municipality   (426 words)

 Metropolis Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hence, metropolitan Stockholm is facing a vicious circle where areas considered to be poor and inhabited by many immigrants and by ethnic minorities a decade ago, are becoming poorer in relative and absolute terms while new, (vulnerable and disfavoured) immigrant groups move in.
As already mentioned, there are six municipalities in the Stockholm metropolitan region, (including eight larger housing areas): two residential areas in the municipality of Stockholm, two areas in the municipality of Botkyrka, and one each in the municipalities of Solna, Södertälje, Haninge, and Huddinge.
The municipality of Stockholm chiefly invests its efforts in actions related to the labour market, while Haninge is trying to stimulate social processes believed to increase a sense of social security, to build local participatory frameworks, and enhance the quality of life of its population.
international.metropolis.net /events/goth/cooperation.html   (5966 words)

 Wikinfo | Stockholm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm is the capital and the largest City of Sweden.
The City of Stockholm is administratively a Municipality within Stockholm County, with an inner city population of 743,703, and with 1,823,210 including the suburbs and county.
Stockholm might be most well known for the Nobel Prizes and the prize ceremony held each year, but the city also houses the largest concentration of Universities with research and higher education in Sweden.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Stockholm   (365 words)

 Stockholm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stockholm is located on the east coast of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren and the adjacent Stockholm archipelago, a site renowned for its natural beauty.
Stockholm is often referred to as "the Venice of Scandinavia" because of its many water channels.
The large Stockholm archipelago is served by the Waxholmsbolaget archipelago boats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stockholm   (3534 words)

 Stockholm - holidays in Stockholm - hotels in Stockholm
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren.
The first building at Stockholm was a fortification for the purpose of controlling the traffic between the Baltic Sea and Mälaren.
On October 14, 1471 Sweden under Sten Sture, with the support of the people of Stockholm, achieved a dramatic victory over the Danish king Christian I. His grandson Christian II occupied the city in 1518 in vain, but was able to secure the city in 1520.
www.vacanzalastminute.com /travel/stockholm.shtml   (995 words)

 Stockholm Travel Guide - Description, history of Stockholm city tours, hotels, flights, cruises, sightseeing, tourist ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm has 24,000 islands of the skärgård (archipelago) protecting the urban islands from the open seas.
The name Stockholm is first heard of in the chronicle of Eric (Eriks krönikan), probably written between 1322 and 1332.
It was named Stockholm, as referring to the town in between the bridges.
www.bestcitiestravel.com /stockholm   (623 words)

 Sociotop map
In the Stockholm Regional Plan (RUFS 2001) regional nodes for development are identified as well as the important regional green structure: the "green wedges" that connect the countryside with city centre.
The Stockholm Park Programme (under construction 2002) is a comprehensive policy and strategy for green space development, partly based on the sociotop-map, and designed to be an integrated tool in urban planning and design.
Ståhle, A. and Sandberg, A. Sociotopkarta för parker och andra friytor i Stockholms innerstad.
www.map21ltd.com /COSTC11/sociotop.htm   (2226 words)

 Stockholm Hotels by Verizon Superpages
Stockholm has been Sweden's political and economic center since the 13th century and is currently the largest city, with a population of 774,000 within the borders of the Stockholm Municipality.
It is located in Vasastan in the central part of Stockholm, close to the Haga Park and the pulse of the city.
Among the greenery of the diplomatic quarter in Östermalm, Stockholm, lies Scandic Park, an oasis of calm in the heart of a thriving city.
www.superpages.com /global/hotels/stockholm-sweden-hotels.html   (1739 words)

 AUXILIA Project - Partners
The Stockholm Education Administration (Utbildningsförvaltningen) is the executive body of the Stockholm Education Board (Utbildningsnämnden), which is responsible for upper secondary schooling, local government administered adult education, Swedish tuition for immigrants, special schools and adult education for the mentally retarded.
Stockholm students are able to choose their upper secondary school over the Internet.
Stockholm was the first municipality in the country to offer an electronic application procedure.
auxilia.e-inclusionsite.org /partnerStockholm.php   (637 words)

 Stockholm county - www.raddningsverket.se   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The regulations on the transport of dangerous goods in Stockholm Municipality came into force on 1st February 2004.
Simultaneously, the county administrative board’s regulations for the transport of dangerous goods in Stockholm Municipality (01FS 2001:73) ceased to have effect.
Stockholm County Administrative Board issues the following regulations under the provisions of chapter 10, section 1, third part of the Road Traffic Ordinance (1998:1276).
www.raddningsverket.se /templates/SRV_Page____5565.aspx   (1225 words)

 CTM -- Stockholm National Urban Park
Stockholm County has the largest population concentration in Sweden with more than 1.8 million people.
The forested areas and woodlands extending from the periphery of Stockholm metropolitan area into the central areas are called “the green wedges” and often connect parks and other green areas in central Stockholm with areas outside.
The overall goal of the project, within the framework of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is to strengthening the capacity to sustainably manage urban ecosystems for the well-being of human populations.
www.ctm.su.se /index.php?group_ID=601   (650 words)

 Travel Info: Stockholm is the capital of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
» Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Malaren.
Stockholm's most famous landmark is probably the new city hall (1911—23), which faces Lake Malaren; designed by the Swedish architect Ragnar Ostberg, it is an impressive modern interpretation of the characteristic Scandinavian Renaissance style.
There are two UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Stockholm area: the Drottningholm Palace and a large cemetery, Skogskyrkogarden, which include some well-known examples of the architecture of Gunnar Asplund.
www.traveltoworld.co.uk /stockholm_tourism.htm   (570 words)

 How to get there - Örnsköldsviks Kommun
The municipality is part of the county of Västernorrland and comprises the northern part of the beautiful “HighCoast" region.
35,000 people live in the central parts of the Municipality, which, together with the City of Örnsköldsvik is experiencing a strong period of growth.
During the past few years a number of consultative companies have been established, and in a comprehensive development effort called Vison 2008 representatives from trade and commerce and the Municipality as well as committed citizens are making a joint effort to create more jobs and stimulate growth.
www.ornskoldsvik.se /english/whereisit.4.197d20c1060949f12a8000329.html   (289 words)

 Coast Air - Destinasjoner - Stockholm
Stockholm is the Capital of Sweden and is located in east Sweden.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, located on the south east coast of Sweden.
It is the largest city in Sweden, with a population of 774,000 within the borders of Stockholm Municipality.
en.coastair.no /destinasjoner/stockholm   (187 words)

 SWECO - consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm Municipality's water company, Stockholm Vatten will act as purveyors of the biogas, with Henriksdals Wastewater Treatment Plant being the producer of the biogas.
The hydrogen project is part of an EU project being implemented in various European cities, with Stockholm being one of those cities.
The entire venture with hydrogen and biogas-driven buses is a huge environmental investment and is partly financed by the EU and Stockholm County Council respectively.
www.sweco.se /templates/Page____11786.asp   (942 words)

 Stockholm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm has an extensive public transport system, consisting of a large amount of bus lines; a metro, Stockholm Metro (Tunnelbanan); three regional/suburban rail systems, commuter rail (pendeltåg), Roslagsbanan, Saltsjöbanan; and three light rail systems, Nockebybanan, Lidingöbanan, Tvärbanan; and a heritage tram line Djurgården line.
The Stockholm archipelago is serviced by the Waxholmsbolaget archipelago boats.
All the land-based public transport, except the airport buses/trains and partly the Djurgården line, is organised by Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) and has a common ticket system.
www.99travel.com /stockholm.shtml   (1079 words)

 Maine Local Government - Town of Stockholm - Main Page
Stockholm is a town in Aroostook County, organized as a plantation on March 4, 1895 from the township T16 R3 WELS, and incorporated as a town on February 27, 1911.
The first settlers were Alfred and Brita Swenson and Anna and Johannes Anderson who immigrated from Sweden on April 1, 1881 as part of the state's Swedish Colony program.
Stockholm's Historical Society maintains local records and other materials documenting the town's development.
www.maine.gov /local/aroostook/stockholm   (137 words)

 The housing debate in Stockholm municipality. An investigation concerning the housing policy debate in the municipal ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Stockholm has had earlier times of housing shortage.
The aim with this essay was to investigate how Stockholm council government have discussed and argued during these three time periods.
There was a joint program between Stockholm Council and the surrounding communities to solve the housing question.
www.humangeo.su.se /eng/publications/abstracts/2003-53.htm   (410 words)

With one of the world's best-developed fiber optic networks, Stockholm is considered by some to be the most wired city on the planet.
A recent survey indicated that 72 percent of Stockholm's population between the ages of 16 and 79 uses the Internet and a total of 54 percent have Internet access from the home.
The city of Stockholm municipality views itself as one big Internet service provider that hosts a variety of heavily trafficked Web sites associated with different government services.
www.novell.com /success/city_stockholm.html   (967 words)

 Facts about Sweden
Stockholm municipality + urban areas (municipalities): Botkyrka, Danderyd, Ekerö;, Haninge, Huddinge, Järfälla, Lidingö;, Nacka, Salem, Sigtuna, Sollentuna, Solna, Sundbyberg, Tyresö;, Täby, Upplands-Bro, Upplands Väsby, Vallentuna, Vaxholm, Värmdö; and Österåker.
Sweden has lowland areas which are similar to those in Denmark and Finland, but also mountain areas, although these are not as barren and steep as those in Norway.
This type of coast line, called an archipelago, is found both on the eastern and the western side of the country, in particular around Gothenburg and Stockholm.
www.norden.org /web/1-1-fakta/uk/1-1-2-5-sverige.asp   (268 words)

 Car Rental Stockholm | Car Rental in Stockholm Book now! from Carhireaiport
The Stockholm region is home to around 20% of Sweden's total population, and accounts for about 25% of the gross domestic product.
By the turn of the 19th century, Stockholm basically consisted of the area today known as City Centre, roughly 35 km² or 1/5 of the current municipal area.
The municipal border was established in 1971 — with the exception of Hansta, in 1982 purchased by Stockholm Municipality from Sollentuna Municipality and today a nature reserve.
www.carhireairport.com /car-rental/car-rental-stockholm.htm   (258 words)

 The Militant - 6/26/95 -- Youth Protest Racist Outfit In Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
That weekend skinheads had come to Stockholm from all over Sweden.-They gathered among other places at the facilities that Stockholm municipality finances at Fryshuset.-Those who tried to defend the family were also beaten up."
Mats Hult, the Social Democratic Party elected chief of finances of Stockholm municipality, organized a June 6 hearing to discuss the skinhead hall at Fryshuset and a publicly funded project led by skinheads to teach Nordic mythology, survival camp, self defense, and other programs.
Birgitta Isacsson is a member of the metalworkers union and Catharina Tirsén is a member of the brewery workers union in Stockholm.
www.themilitant.com /1995/5925/5925_13.html   (455 words)

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