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Mälaren print that page


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

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 | 2011/8/2 7:29:12

Kumlinge print that page


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

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 | 2011/8/27 15:14:18

Rickard Falkvinge print that page


Rick Falkvinge grew up in Ruddalen, Gothenburg , and studied Natural Sciences at Göteborgs Högre Samskola . During his high school years, he was active in Moderat Skolungdom and Moderata Ungdomsförbundet , the youth wings of the Moderaterna party in Sweden. His passion for technology was

Pre-history and origin of Stockholm print that page


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 print that page


The City of Gothenburg was founded in 1621 by King Gustavus Adolphus . It lies by the sea at the mouth of Göta Älv —the river running through the city—and is the largest seaport in the Nordic countries . [ 4 ] Gothenburg is home to many students, as the city includes both the University

History of Denmark print that page


The area today known as Denmark has been inhabited by humans since the end of the last ice age , about 12,000 years ago. The Danes were first documented in written sources around 500 AD, including in the writings of Jordanes and Procopius . With the Christianization of the Danes c. 960

Öckerö Municipality print that page


to the coastal town of Marstrand in the municipality of Kungälv . The ten islands are named: Björkö Fotö Grötö Hyppeln Hälsö Hönö Kalvsund Källö-Knippla Rörö Öckerö N.B. that "ö" means "island" in Swedish , hence all names end with "ö". E.g. Björkö means

Västergötland print that page


Västergötland was divided into Skaraborg County , Älvsborg County and a minor part of Gothenburg and Bohus County . From 1999 nearly all of the province is in the newly created Västra Götaland County , with the exception of Habo Municipality and Mullsjö Municipality , which were transferred