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Göta älv print that page


This combination is the longest river in the Nordic countries, 750 km [ citation needed ] . The Bohus Fortress is located by the river at Kungälv . Here the river splits into two, with the northern part being the Nordre älv and the southern part keeping the name Göta älv. At Trollhätta

Adelsö print that page


The Adelsö landscape consists of pine -clad rocky hills and moraine ridges dotted with fields and deciduous trees, mainly oak . The highest spot on Adelsö is Kunsta Mountain, which is 53.2 m above sea level. The top of Kunsta has an outlook tower offering a great view of the middle of Lake

Helgö print that page


trading town on Helgö began to emerge around the year 200 and are 500 year older than Birka at Björkö . The first archaeological dig in 1954 found not only remains of the early settlement, but also a workshop area that became of international interest. Among the finds were a small Buddha

Sandefjord print that page


The name originally belonged to the fjord (now called the Sandefjordsfjord ). The first element is the genitive case of the name of the parish and former municipality of Sandar . [ 2 ] [ edit ] Coat-of-arms The coat-of-arms is from modern times. They were granted on 9 May 1914. The Viking

Magnus IV of Sweden print that page


Magnus VII of Norway King of Sweden, Norway and Scania King of Sweden Reign 8 July 1319 – February 1364 (44 years) Coronation 21 July 1336 [ 1 ] (aged 20) Stockholm Predecessor Birger, King of Sweden Successor Albert, King of Sweden King of Norway Reign

Haakon VI of Norway print that page


should be made King of Norway. Hardly a year later, members of the cities and towns gathered at Bohus Castle . There Haakon was hailed as king and perpetual fealty and assistance was sworen to him. The meeting at Bohus Castle created new bonds to the old line of Kings of Norway. The letter

Köpingsvik print that page


area of approximately 25 hectars, almost 4 times larger than the similar site on the island of Björkö near Stockholm . Köping was in operation from the 7th to the 13th century. It was also an important center of early Christianity in Sweden. Remains of an unfinished, massive 12th century

Haakon V of Norway print that page


Haakon is also associated with the construction of the Akershus Fortress ( Akershus Festning ) and Bohus Fortress ( Båhus festning ). During his reign he revived his brother's war policy against Denmark , but in 1309 he finally concluded a peace that in general was the end of a period of

Arad, Romania print that page


An important industrial center and transportation hub, Arad is also the seat of a Romanian Orthodox archbishop and features two universities, a Romanian Orthodox theological seminary, a training school for teachers and a music conservatory. The city has a population of approximately 172,000

Denmark–Norway print that page


The term Kingdom of Denmark is sometimes used to include both countries in the period 1536–1814, since the political and economic power emanated from Copenhagen , Denmark. The term covers the "royal part" of the Oldenburgs as it was in 1460, excluding the "ducal part" of Schleswig and