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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

“Why did I dream about him, confused, discordant, Born from the depths of not our times, That dream about Stockholm…” Nikolay Gumilyov Stockholm at the same time evokes images from the Scandinavian sagas, medieval legends, the brilliant bourgeois era and the life of a modern European metropolis. The Swedish capital delights with its magnificent architecture and wonderful green parks, surrounded by the blue waters of Lake Mälaren and ancient bridges. In Stockholm, there is the world’s first National City Park…

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Sweden Cinematography – from the 1980s to the Early 21st Century

Sweden Cinematography – from the 1980s to the Early 21st Century

In the 1980s the Svenska Filminstitutet showed signs of recovery thanks to the new president Klas Olofsson, who was able to reorganize the institution’s activities and invest in large-scale projects. It was under his direction that Bergman made Fanny och Alexander (1982; Fanny & Alexander). In 1982 some important innovations were introduced: the tax on the rental and sale of videotapes, which was paid in full to the Svenska Filminstitutet and amounted to several tens of millions of crowns a…

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Sweden Demographics 1970

Sweden Demographics 1970

At the 1970 census the population of the Sweden was 8,076,930 residents, revealing an increase of 8.1% compared to 1960 and an average annual growth coefficient of 0.7%. The increase was not distributed uniformly, but polarized in the central-eastern part of the peninsula, accentuating the phenomenon of urbanization, while the northern counties, and some also in the southern part, show a certain decline. In this way the urbanized population increased from 77.4% in 1965 to 81.4% in 1970. The agglomeration…

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Attractions in Sweden

Attractions in Sweden

Sweden – places of interest Sweden is a very interesting country, which has a large number of the most diverse attractions to offer. Visit campingship for Top 10 Sights in Sweden. You should definitely not miss the church in Husbay. The church was originally built in the Romanesque style in 1100. Gothic pointed arches were added during the fourteenth century. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the church was renovated, unfortunately thesplendidWall and roof paintings destroyed. Also the church of…

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Sweden Guide

Sweden Guide

Sweden – country information Country name Sweden Official name Kingdom of Sweden Capital Stockholm Continent Europe Area 449,964 km2 Population 9,651,531 (2014) Foundation of a state 6/6/1523 The highest mountains Kebnekaise 2123 m Longest rivers Göta-Klar 720 km The largest lakes Vänern 5,390 km2 State system pluralistic constitutional monarchy with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities (agglomeration) Stockholm (capital) 1,540,000, Gothenburg 755,000, Malmö 495,000 Official language Swedish Ethnicity/National Composition Swedes 90.4%, Finns 2.4%, others 7.2% Religious affiliation Lutherans 88.2%, Roman…

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