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Konghelle Friary print that page

Borgund_stavkirke

1532 when the buildings were burnt down. The ruins were later used as a quarry for stone for the Bohus Fortress . Ruins of the church were discovered in 1862 but not archaeologically excavated until 1953 and 1954. The rest of the site remains obscure. [ edit ] Sources Norges kloster i

Pre-history and origin of Stockholm print that page

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The pre-history of Stockholm is the continuous development and series of events that made the mouth of Lake Mälaren strategically important; a location which by the mid 13th century had become the centre of the newly consolidated Swedish kingdom. The origin of Stockholm pre-dates its written

Gothenburg Cathedral print that page

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The Gothenburg Cathedral ( Swedish : Gustavi domkyrka / Göteborgs domkyrka ) [ 1 ] [ 2 ] is a cathedral in Gothenburg , Sweden . The cathedral is the seat of the bishop in the Church of Sweden diocese of Gothenburg . Contents 1 The original church 2 The first cathedral 2.1

Diocese of Strängnäs print that page

links [ edit ] Missionary period In 829 Ansgar and his companion, Witmar, having reached Björkö (Birka), an island in Lake Mälaren and a great centre of trade, were well received and made many converts. Returning to Germany in 831, Ansgar was made first Archbishop of Hamburg

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Kumlinge print that page

Kumlinge

Demographics Island Population Kumlinge 238 Enklinge 87 Seglinge 51 Björkö 20 Other (e.g. in hospitals) 3 Panorama [ edit ] References ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2010" (in Finnish and Swedish) (PDF). Land

Baltic Shield print that page

The Baltic Shield (sometimes referred to as the Fennoscandian Shield ) is located in Fennoscandia ( Norway , Sweden and Finland ), northwest Russia and under the Baltic Sea . The Baltic Shield is defined as the exposed Precambrian northwest segment of the East European Craton . It is composed

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Götaland theory print that page

The Götaland theory (or "Westrogothian School", Swedish Västgötaskolan ) is a local patriotic view which challenges established history and archaeology, and which claims that the foundation of Sweden occurred not (as traditionally assumed) in Eastern Sweden, but in the province of Westrogothia

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Kungälv Municipality print that page

marking the border to Gothenburg, flows the river Nordre älv . On an island in the river, the Bohus Fortress (one of Sweden's finest fortresses) faces the city of Kungälv. [ edit ] Localities Diseröd Kareby Kode Kungälv Kärna Marstrand [ edit ] External links Kungälv Municipality

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Carl Bildt print that page

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Bildt was born in Halmstad , Halland , and belongs to an old Norwegian - Danish -Swedish noble family traditionally domiciled in Bohus county . Bildt attended Stockholm University but never graduated. His great-great-grandfather, Baron Gillis Bildt , served as Prime Minister a century

Mälaren print that page

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The Viking age settlements Birka on the island of Björkö and Hovgården on the neighbouring island Adelsö have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993, as has Drottningholm Palace on the island of Lovön . Contents 1 Etymology 2 Geology 3 Mythology 4 Geography