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  Svealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Svealand or (rarely or historical) Sweden Proper[1] is the historical core region of Sweden.
Svealand consists of the capital region Mälardalen in the east, Roslagen to the north-east, the former mining District Bergslagen in the center, and Dalarna and Värmland in the west.
Svealand was the original Sweden, to which it gave its name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Svealand   (426 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Svealand
Category: Svealand Norrland is a name for the northernmost part of Sweden, historically one of the four lands of Sweden.
The Svealand theory is the commonly held opinion amongst most scholars that Gamla Uppsala in Uplandia, Sweden, was the location of the ancient pagan temple of Ása-faith worshippers, i.
Svealand consist of the capital region Mälardalen in the east, Roslagen to the north-east, the Mining District Bergslagen in the center, and Dalecarlia in the west.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Svealand   (1657 words)

  
 Station Information - Svealand
Svealand is a historical land, and a separate kingdom, from the time before the unification of Sweden.
Geographically it is located in middle Sweden, bounded to the north by Norrland and to the south of Götaland.
The crusade started by the kings of Svealand in the east during the 12th century eventually lead to the conquest of the provinces of Österland, an older name for Finland.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/s/sv/svealand.html   (167 words)

  
 Svealand - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Svealand or Sweden Proper[1] is a historical region of Sweden.
Geographically it is located in central Sweden, bounded to the north by Norrland and to the south by Götaland.
Svealand consists of the capital region Mälardalen in the east, Roslagen to the north-east, the Mining District Bergslagen in the center, and Dalarna in the west.
www.recipeland.com /encyclopaedia/index.php/Svealand   (393 words)

  
 Svealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was the original Sweden, to which it gave its name, according to the generally accepted Svealand theory.
In the Icelandic sagas and in Beowulf, Svealand and Sweden are synonymous, and a separate country from Götaland/Gautland/Geatland.
In Sögubrot af Nokkrum[1] for instance, Kolmården between Svealand and Ostrogothia is described as the border between Sweden and Ostrogotia (..
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 MSN Encarta - Printer-friendly - Sweden
They are Norrland, or Northland, in the north; Svealand, or Land of the Swedes, in the center; and Götaland, or Land of the Goths, in the south.
The land in central Svealand is generally low and level with fertile soils.
Svealand is home to many lakes, including Sweden’s largest lakes.
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 SVEALAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In Sögubrot af Nokkrum for instance, Kolmården between Svealand and Ostrogothia is described as the border between Sweden and Ostrogotia.
For a time in the early 19th century, the province of Wermelandia belonged to the Court of Appeal for Svealand.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/sv/Svealand.htm   (214 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Svealand theory
The Svealand theory is the commonly held opinion amongst most scholars that Gamla Uppsala in Uplandia, Sweden, was the location of the ancient pagan temple of Ása-faith worshippers, i.e.
Gamla Uppsala is an area rich in archaeological remains seen from the grave field whose larger mounds (left part) are close to the royal mounds.
See also: Svealand, Götaland theory, History of Sweden Svealand is a historical region of Sweden.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Svealand-theory   (443 words)

  
 Swedish subdivisions into provinces and counties
Svealand is a region in central Sweden, encompassing the provinces (landskap) of Uppland, Södermanland, Västmanland, Närke, Värmland, and the southern parts of Dalarna (south of river Dalälven).
Svealand is the smallest of Sweden's three regions.
The provinces of Svealand: Uppland, Södermanland, Västmanland, Närke, Värmland, and Dalarna.
www.algonet.se /~hogman/swe_province-county.htm   (780 words)

  
 Svealand Swedish - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Svealand Swedish (in Swedish: Sveamål) is one of the major grouping of Swedish dialects, clearly distinguished from Finland-Swedish and the Swedish spoken in Southern Sweden.
A major characteristic of Svealand Swedish is the coalescence of the phoneme /r/ with following dental and alveolar consonants — also over word-boundaries — that transforms them into retroflex consonants that in some cases reduces the distinction between words (as for instance bod — bord, i.e.
One high-status variety of Swedish, that of the capital region of Stockholm–Uppsala, sometimes ambiguously designated as rikssvenska, belongs to Svealand Swedish.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Sveam%E5l   (153 words)

  
 Ancient Uppsala
Uppsala was former called Östra Aros (East Aros) and this place is in fact historically known from sources older than the ones that identify Gamla Uppsala.
This belief may be referred to as the Svealand theory.
Several interesting notes have been raised against the common theory of Svealand being the ancient home of Sveas and the Asa cult, e.g.
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 Geography of Sweden (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northwestern Sweden is crossed by an ancient mountain chain; the remainder of the north is a southeast-sloping plateau that rises to between 200 and 500 meters.
South of Norrland, forming the regions of Svealand in central Sweden and Götaland farther south, is a varied landscape of plains and rift valleys.
The landskap are (approximately from north to south): Norrland: Lappland, Norrbotten, Västerbotten, Jämtland, Härjedalen, Ångermanland, Medelpad, Hälsingland, Gästrikland, Svealand: Dalarna, Värmland, Västmanland, Uppland, Södermanland, Närke, Götaland: Dalsland, Bohuslän, Västergötland, Östergötland, Gotland, Öland, Småland, Halland, Blekinge and Skåne.
www.lysator.liu.se /(ns)/nordic/scn/faq72.html   (1273 words)

  
 Svealand --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Svealand is the smallest of Sweden's three regions and lies between the regions of Götaland on the south and Norrland on the north.
Its land area of 33,728 square miles (87,354 square km) places it in size between Sweden's other two regions, the smaller Svealand in central Sweden and the larger Norrland in the north.
The majority of Sweden's population, small in relation to its land area, live in the southern third of the country, and most of these people live in towns.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9070548   (299 words)

  
 Talk:Lands of Sweden - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The relevance of being able to distinguish between Götaland and Svealand is seen every day in the weather reports, and Swedes are in general very much concerned with the weather outlook and forecasts.
Where the Svealands (Svealänder) might have been concentrated to the later developed provinces of Södermanland and Uppland and respectively for Västergötland and Östergötland.
While defunct since the 17th century the traditions of the provinces are still maintained by the current county administrations, not the least for use in tourist promotion, for historical reasons such as heraldry.
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 Paradox Interactive Forums - Tales from Svealand: A Duchy of Uppland AAR
Svealand lied to the north with its center around the towns and farms around the sea of Mälaren.
The borders between Svealand and Götaland were made out of the big and massive forests of Tiveden, Kolmården and more.
Vänern and Vättern, the latter was the border between Västra and Östra Götaland, and Mälaren and Hjälmaren to the north in Svealand.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?t=204581   (8227 words)

  
 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sweden at this time can be said to consist of six rich agricultural provinces with great plains, their neighboring dark woods (see the table) and the more independent people at the coast and in the archipelago.
Earls (jarlar) were commanders of the fleet (leiðungr) and deputy in Svealand when the king resided in Götaland.
Stockholm, as situated at the very center of the realm, between the rich Svealand provinces, becomes the constant residence for the crown's administration.
www.svealand.se /aboutus.html   (2563 words)

  
 Swedish counties, information - English
The county of stockholm has the highest density of inhabitants of the Swedish counties and about 20% of the population of Sweden are living in the County.
In 1998 the the county was consolidated with the new County of Västra Götaland.
County of Dalarna; a county in northwestern Svealand.
www.algonet.se /~hogman/swe_counties_info_eng.htm   (1760 words)

  
 Svealand - rFind.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Svealand StartsidaSenaste nyttLänkspegelInställningarKartan ovan kommer från Gula sidorna.
A-Lag Herr spelar i Div 1 Södra Svealand A-Lag Dam spelar i Div 2 Södra Svealand 5.
vaga i princip hela Götaland, längs alla kuster, inlandet i Svealand samt trakterna kring Kiruna och Östersund.
www.rfind.net /info/Svealand   (224 words)

  
 Scandlines Deutschland GmbH - Shipyard service for the MS Svealand
We are delighted to inform you that we have scheduled the MS Svealand for shipyard work in order to optimise the service offered.
During the vessel’s stay in the shipyard, extra driver’s cabins will be added and the ship will be fitted with an additional bow thruster.
The shipyard work on the MS Svealand will commence on 23 September 2002 and is expected to take 4 weeks.
www.scandlines.de /en/cargo/service/cargonews/cargonews-1.htm   (138 words)

  
 Suiones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In modern Scandinavian, the adjectival form svensk and its plural svenskar/svensker have replaced the name svear and is, today, used to denote all the citizens of Sweden in opposition to ancient tribal Swedes, the svear.
Their primary dwellings were in eastern Svealand, i.e.
The Ásatrú Aesir-cult center in Gamla Uppsala, was the religious centre of the Swedes and where the Swedish king served as a priest during the sacrifices (blóts).
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 About the students
Thirty-four per cent stay in northern Norrland, 10 per cent leave for southern Norrland, 34 per cent for Svealand, 19 per cent for Götaland, and 3 per cent go abroad.
Ninety per cent stay in northern Norrland, 1 per cent leave for southern Norrland, 5 per cent for Svealand, 4 per cent for Götaland.
Seventy-eight per cent stay in northern Norrland, 4 per cent leave for southern Norrland, 13 per cent for Svealand, 5 per cent for Götaland.
www.luth.se /univ/ab_univ/ab_stud.en.htm   (147 words)

  
 Svealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Svealand is made up of the following six provinces :
Roslagen and Bergslagen arethe names two informal regions in Svealand.
The name of Sweden in Swedish, Svea rike(current spelling: Sverige) or the Realm of the Svear isbased on an anology to Svealand.
www.therfcc.org /svealand-49285.html   (171 words)

  
 Svealand Line - [Banverket]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Svealand Line runs from Södertälje, via Eskilstuna to Valskog, where it connects up with the Mälar Line.
The line has been adapted for fast-train services and is used for the most part by passenger trains, although west of Eskilstuna also by goods trains.
Connecting up with the Svealand Line are tracks running from Grundbro-Åkers Styckebruk and Eskilstuna-Nybruk, both of which only carry goods traffic.
www.banverket.se /templates/StandardTtH.asp?id=3616&edit=1   (65 words)

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