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Topic: Towns of Sweden


  
  CHARLES BRAY's Swede Journal
Sweden its one of the most extensive social welfare programmers on earth, and endless stretches of untouched nature, Sweden is in many respects the envy of Europe.
Dairy farmers in northern Sweden and cattle farming in the south predominate, even though all cattle have to be housed during the winter.
Sweden conducted extensive trade with the Nazis, primarily in iron ore and ball bearings that were critical parts of Germany's war effort.
www.greatestcities.com /users/cbray5003/Europe/Sweden   (6323 words)

  
 Adventure in Sweden - Explore Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sweden is one of a group of countries in Northern Europe including Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, known collectively as Scandinavia.
Sweden occupies the eastern half of a peninsula which forms the western boundary of the Baltic sea.
Sweden's northern latitude means that it never gets really dark between May and August and beyond the arctic circle is the land of the midnight sun.
www.keadventure.com /countries/sweden   (1393 words)

  
 Sweden - Worldworx Travel guide information, photography and email
The landmass of Sweden is 410,934 sq km.
Sweden is one of Europe’s wealthiest countries with a high standard of living and provision of welfare to match.
Sweden is one of the iciest, most northerly inhabited countries in the world and its harsh, dry winter testifies the extremities of the cold climate.
www.worldworx.tv /sweden/index.htm   (418 words)

  
 Sweden (01/07)
Sweden suffered further territorial losses during the Napoleonic wars and was forced to cede Finland to Russia in 1809.
Sweden's predominantly agricultural economy shifted gradually from village to private farm-based agriculture during the Industrial Revolution, but this change failed to bring economic and social improvements commensurate with the rate of population growth.
When Sweden became a member of the EU in 1995, some argued that it went against Sweden's historic policy of neutrality (Sweden had not joined the EU during the Cold War because it was incompatible with neutrality).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2880.htm   (4980 words)

  
 Sweden
Although the Sami population now enjoy some political autonomy, Sweden was the last of the Nordic countries to allow the formation, in 1994, of a Sameting, an elected Sami parliament that represents Sami affairs to the government, and the Swedish body is still less independent than its Finnish and Norwegian counterparts.
In the towns of Kalmar and Nybro, there is a similar group called Smålands SA, with close ties with both NSF and Östgöta NS, as well as the magazine Gripen.
Schilf resides in the southern town of Klippan, a ferry-ride from Denmark.
www.axt.org.uk /antisem/archive/archive4/sweden/sweden.htm   (11483 words)

  
 Johann & Sandra's Web - Sweden
Sweden until she left for an exchange program in America when she was 17.
Historically Sweden rose from backwardness and poverty into a highly developed postindustrial society and advanced welfare state with a standard of living and life expectancy that rank among the highest in the world.
Sweden is also world-renowned for its liberated attitudes, with over 90% of Swedes engaging in premarital sex (the highest rate in the world), and consuming (along with Finland) more alcohol per capita than any other country on earth.
www.johann-sandra.com /sweden.htm   (1144 words)

  
 Travel Tips Of Sweden
Sweden is a land of cultural contrast, from the Danish influence of the southwest to the nomadic Laplanders in the wild Arctic north.
The lakeside resort of Östersund, in the center of Sweden, is popular with Scandinavians, but most visitors opt first for the cities and the Baltic islands: the largest island, Gotland, with its array of ruined medieval churches, is a particular highlight.
Sweden is bordered by Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast, with a long Baltic coast to the east and south.
www.southtravels.com /europe/sweden/traveltips.html   (2009 words)

  
 Sweden Travel
Sweden ranks among the leading European nations in the number of cars, telephones, and television sets it has in relation to its population.
Sweden is famous for smorgasbord, an assortment of cold and hot foods placed on a large table for self-service.
Sweden was one of the last regions to lose the ice that covered most of Europe thousands of years ago.
www.northerner.com /sweden.html   (5636 words)

  
 Sweden - Scandinavica.com
Sweden is a country of the European Union.
- Sweden became a military power during the 17th century but lost the Duchy of Finland in a war with Russia in 1809.
Iceland / Norway / Denmark / Sweden / Finland / Åland / Faroe / Shetland and Orkney / The Sami and Lapland / Greenland / Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania / World
www.scandinavica.com /sweden.htm   (655 words)

  
 Regional flags (Sweden)
This is the old subdivision of Sweden, dating back to the Middle Ages, when they actually (with a modern term) could be seen as federal states in a united kingdom which was Sweden.
The counties are the subdivision of the state, which have led to that the county arms can be crowned with a royal crown when they represent the county board (länsstyrelsen), the highest body of the county, which is led by a landshövding ("land chief" or governor) appointed by the government.
In Sweden, a region has de facto come to be the same thing as a landsting but with some more questions to decide about, which have before been decided by the county.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/se-reg.html   (771 words)

  
 ExpatsInSweden - IT/Computer Jobs In Sweden - Swedish Recruitment & Employment - International Jobs Marketplace - Job ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They go to Sweden, are seduced by the Swedish raw ingredients and the skill of the chefs and praise our restaurants.
Sweden is fast developing an international reputation for its great gastronomy.
The fermented herring are accompanied by the delicious northern Swedish variety of potato and washed down with milk or beer and schnapps or else rolled into a slice of the north Swedish unleavened barley bread known as tunnbröd (thin bread).
www.expatsinsweden.com /eis/aboutsweden/culture/food.shtml   (777 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: 'Honor killing' shakes up Sweden after man slays daughter who wouldn't wed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
She was shot by her father as she left the apartment where she had secretly visited her mother and sisters in the quiet university town of Uppsala, 40 miles north of Stockholm, court officials said.
Fadime, who had spoken in Parliament and on TV about difficulties faced by young women from immigrant families, was gunned down in front of her mother and two younger sisters.
At least 15 percent of Sweden's 9 million residents are non-Nordic and heavily concentrated in volatile ghettos of Somalis, Kurds, Bosnians and dozens of other groups.
www.sullivan-county.com /id4/honor_kill.htm   (840 words)

  
 Town Of Sweden - Monroe County NY
On the evening of April 5, 1814, the Town of Sweden was born at a town meeting held at the home of Reuben Stickney, on the corner of Lake and Swamp Roads.
Sweden, Township 3 of the Triangular Tract, was incorporated in 1814 and included, at that time, the Town of Clarendon in Orleans County.
In 2000, this remains the Sweden Town Hall and the Village of Brockport opened their own Municipal Building down the street at the site of the former Seymour Library.
townofsweden.org /Community/history.html   (1252 words)

  
 East Sweden, Texas.
The town had a population of 63 in 1889.
In 1903 the town was bypassed by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad and nine years later the town was bypassed by the Santa Fe Railroad.
In 1916 the town was hit by a tornado which destroyed the church although it was rebuilt within four years.
www.texasescapes.com /TexasHillCountryTowns/East-Sweden-Texas.htm   (335 words)

  
 Maine Local Government - Town of Sweden - Main Page
Sweden is a town in Oxford County, settled in 1784 and incorporated on February 26, 1813 from a portion of Lovell.
Named for the European country as was the custom in the early 19th century, it has no relation to the Swedish Colony project that populated the towns of New Sweden and Stockholm in Aroostook County.
The town is just north of Bridgton and east of Lovell on Maine Route 93.
www.maine.gov /local/oxford/sweden   (96 words)

  
 SWEDEN
Visitors who explore Sweden are often surprised by the countries stunning natural beauty and endless reminders of their extensive historical past.
Sweden is generally a risk free country to visit.
Sweden is a member of the European Union and if you are a British national you can stay as a visitor for three months without a Visa.
worldmarktravel.org /SWEDEN   (1393 words)

  
 Driving in Sweden :: Car Hire in Sweden
When driving in Sweden all vehicles must carry a warning triangle, it is also recommended to carry a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in all vehicles.
Parking in Sweden is similar to Britain with car parks and parking meters.
Driving in Sweden will be a pleasurable experience as long as you remember you are in their country and abide by their laws.
www.parkandsave.co.uk /driving-abroad/driving-in-sweden.html   (594 words)

  
 ExpatsInSweden - Overseas Jobs in Sweden, work in Sweden, Scandinavia, Get a job in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sweden has a well-developed and reliable infrastructure - an extensive network of trains, buses and motorways - which means convenient transport not only to Sweden but throughout the country as well.
Domestic air carriers in Sweden provide service to larger as well as smaller cities and towns in Sweden.
There is an excellent network of express services between the larger towns and cities in south and central Sweden and between Stockholm and the coastal towns in the north.
expatsinsweden.com /eis/travel/travelindex.shtml   (409 words)

  
 Sweden | Travel By Air, Water & Road | Travel Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The various archipelagos on the southeast coast are served by small ferries, the most comprehensive network being within the Stockholm archipelago, for which you can buy an island-hopping boat pass.
Up to two children under 16 can travel free with one adult and reduced fares are available for others.
Sweden’s roads are well-maintained and relatively uncrowded, but watch out for animals crossing the road in remote areas.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/269/internal_travel/Europe/Sweden.html   (872 words)

  
 Sigtuna, Sweden
The first episcopal see in the land of the Svea and in its early days a busy trading town, Sigtuna declined in importance when the bishop moved his residence to Uppsala in 1130.
The town suffered a further setback in 1187 when it was attacked and set on fire by the Estonians.
To the west of the town is the Sigtuna Foundation (1915), with a Lutheran folk high school and a guest house.
www.planetware.com /sweden/sigtuna-s-upp-sig.htm   (335 words)

  
 Town and Neighborhood Locations for our Jordan, Steward, and Scholdberg Family Lines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As follows are descriptions of towns in England, Sweden, Chicago, California and around the Mediterranean and North Sea important to the location of the Holloways, Jordans, Scholdbergs, and Stewards.
As follows are text descriptions of towns and locations in England related to the Holloways, Jordans, Scholdbergs, and Stewards.
As follows are text descriptions of towns and locations in Sweden related to the Scholdbergs.
homepage.mac.com /ourhistory/Jordan/Locations/Locations_Jordan.html   (307 words)

  
 West Sweden, Texas.
The town's name carried on a tradition (after New Sweden in Travis County and nearby East Sweden, Texas) but the town never prospered and it is believed the residents returned to their previous homes.
About 7 miles west of Brady on US 87, north of the highway at the T intersection of 2 gravel roads there is sign on the highway pointing to the cemetery and it is grown over pretty bad unless somebody has done something.
Anyone wishing to share stories, memories or photos of West Sweden, Texas, please contact us.
www.texasescapes.com /TexasHillCountryTowns/West-Sweden-Texas.htm   (291 words)

  
 Your World of Groomers - Get to Know   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
We are located in Uppsala -70 kilometers north of the Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.
There are only 2 grooming shops in this town that is one of the biggest towns in Sweden.
In Sweden we don't have these big grooming shops like you have in the U.S. We only do one dog at the time and often its a one-man operation.
www.petgroomer.com /world/mia-overnas-sweden.htm   (268 words)

  
 Sweden Tours & Coach Touring Holidays: Archers Direct
Outside the major towns, Sweden’s population is sparse, which leaves plenty of room for thousands of lakes and acres of beautiful woodland.
Culture vultures won’t be disappointed either, as there are many museums and galleries, plenty of fine architecture (old and new) and the intriguing old town to explore.
On all our tours you will be escorted by one of our experienced Tour Guides, who will be on hand throughout your holiday to ensure everything goes smoothly and that you have a great time.
www.archersdirect.co.uk /Sweden_tours_coach_touring_holidays.php   (602 words)

  
 information about Sweden, complete guide for Sweden,
Cheap and efficient links are available to all towns.
It is advisable to check the validity of insurance policies prior to departure.
Getting Around Towns and Cities : Public transport is efficient, comprehensive and well-integrated.
destinia.com /guide/the-world/europe/sweden/1-30004-30210/9/en   (923 words)

  
 Global Oral Health - CAPP
he Public Dental Clinic in Hyltebruk, a small town in the southwest of Sweden had not been successful in recruiting a dentist and the children in this area were therefore considered to be at greater risk of developing caries.
yltebruk is a small town in the County of Halland and has, as many other small towns in Sweden, experienced some difficulties in recruiting a dentist to the Public Dental Clinic.
This project will be assessed annually to evaluate the impact on fluoride mouth rinsing programme on teenagers from a small town in Sweden.
www.whocollab.od.mah.se /euro/sweden/data/swdflurins.html   (711 words)

  
 Small Towns in Early Modern Europe - Cambridge University Press
It provides the first comparative overview of European small towns from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth century, examining their position in the urban hierarchy, demographic structures, economic trends, relations with the countryside, and political and cultural developments.
Small towns in the periphery: population and economy of small towns in Sweden and Finland during the early modern period Sven Lilja; 4.
The small towns of northern Italy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: an overview Peter Musgrave; 13.
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521464633   (416 words)

  
 Sweden Travel Tips - Sweden Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Gothenburg is easily accessible by air, bus, train and boat and, once you're there, a bunch of spanking new hostels in the city centre awaits your weary head.
Stockholm The medieval town of Stockholm expanded along the Baltic Sea, where an archipelago of 24,000 islands, skerries and lumps of rock have protected it from the open seas, making it ideally situated for trade and maritime activities.
Gamla Stan, situated on the island of Stadsholmen, is Stockholm's old town, which emerged in the 13th century.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Sweden/General_Tips-Sweden-R-18.html   (651 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Towns in Sweden, California lauded for water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
USATODAY.com - Towns in Sweden, California lauded for water
Five countries, 25 states and the District of Columbia were represented at the 14th annual Berkeley Springs International Water Taste.
Ice Mist bottled water from Morarp, Sweden also took a top prize.
www.usatoday.com /news/health/2004-02-22-water-awards_x.htm   (198 words)

  
 Kiruna travel guide - Wikitravel
about 20,000 in the town proper) in Norrbotten county, Norrland is the northernmost and one of the most unusual towns in Sweden and the largest town in Swedish Lapland.
Kiruna houses the largest underground mine (iron ore) in the world and is also known for the Satellite/Space projects, the Sámi culture, the long winters, the modern town planning, and the beautiful church and town hall.
The railway to the port town of Narvik in Norway offers excellent views year-round.
wikitravel.org /en/Kiruna   (265 words)

  
 Best Direct Holiday Offers - Holidays In Sweden Online Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Holidays to Sweden, flights to Sweden, hotels and resorts in Sweden Sweden - Holidays, Flights and Hotels Find great offers and deals on all types of holidays and travel including flights, hotels...
Encyclopedia Entry for holidays in sweden Dictionary Definition of holidays in sweden Holidays in Sweden All official holidays in Sweden are established by acts of Parliament.
Holidays in Sweden All official holidays in Sweden are established by acts of Parliament.
www.directholidayoffers.com /holidaysinsweden   (1017 words)

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