Articles in Sweden ( 2,408 )

2,408 Articles of interest in Sweden

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  • ABBA: The Museum

    ABBA The Museum is an interactive exhibition about the pop-group ABBA that opened in Stockholm, Sweden in May 2013. ABBA’s collected works are showcased in a contemporary, interactive setting at Swedish Music Hall of Fame, a new exhibit venue locate…

  • Västerbotten

     Västerbotten , English exonym: West Bothnia, is a province or landskap in the north of Sweden. It borders Ångermanland, Lapland, Norrbotten and the Gulf of Bothnia.

  • National Library of Sweden

    The National Library of Sweden (Swedish: Kungliga biblioteket, KB, meaning "the Royal Library") is the national library of Sweden. As such it collects and preserves all domestic printed and audio-visual materials in Swedish, as well as content with …

  • Vättern

    Vättern is the second largest lake (by surface area) in Sweden, after Vänern and the fifth largest lake in Europe.

  • Göta Canal

    The Göta Canal (Swedish: Göta kanal) is a Swedish canal constructed in the early 19th century. It formed the backbone of a waterway stretching some 614 km (382 mi), linking a number of lakes and rivers to provide a route from Gothenburg on the west …

  • Moderna Museet

    Moderna Museet, the Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden, is a state museum located on the island of Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, that was first opened in 1958. Its first manager was Pontus Hultén. On May 2010, Daniel Birnbaum became the ne…

  • Östergötland County

    Östergötland County (Östergötlands län) is a county or län in southeastern Sweden. It has land borders with the counties of Kalmar to the southeast, Jönköping to the southwest, Örebro to the northwest, and Södermanland to the northeast.

  • Åre Ski Area

    Åre is an alpine ski area in Sweden, founded in 1909. It is located in Åre Municipality, Jämtland, just outside and above the village of Åre, approximately 80 km (50 mi.) from the city of Östersund. The ski lift system is on the Åreskutan mountain, …

  • Västberga helicopter robbery

    The Västberga helicopter robbery occurred on 23 September 2009 at 05:15 CET when a G4S cash service depot was robbed in Västberga in southern Stockholm, Sweden. The robbers used a stolen Bell 206 Jet Ranger as transport and landed on the rooftop of …

  • Stockholm Bromma Airport

    Stockholm Bromma Airport (IATA: BMA, ICAO: ESSB) is an airport in Stockholm, Sweden. Bromma Airport is located 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) west northwest of downtown Stockholm and is the closest to the city.

  • Närke

    Närke ( Listen ) is a Swedish traditional province, or landskap, situated in Svealand in south central Sweden. It is bordered by Västmanland to the north, Södermanland to the east, Östergötland to the southeast, Västergötland to the southwest, and V…

  • Bocksten Man

    The Bocksten Man (Swedish: Bockstensmannen) (also spelled as Boxsten) is the remains of a medieval man's body found in a bog in Varberg Municipality, Sweden. It is one of the best-preserved finds in Europe from that era and is exhibited at the Varbe…

  • Stockholm Olympic Stadium

    Stockholm Olympic Stadium (Swedish: Stockholms Olympiastadion), most often called Stockholms stadion or just Stadion, is a stadium in Stockholm, Sweden. Designed by architect Torben Grut, it was opened in 1912, its original use was as a venue for th…

  • Sergels torg

    Sergels torg (in English: Sergel's Square) is the most central public square in Stockholm, Sweden, named after 18th-century sculptor Johan Tobias Sergel, whose workshop was once located north of the square.

  • Mölndal

    Mölndal is a part of the Gothenburg urban area on the west-coast of Sweden, and constitutes the administrative centre of Mölndal Municipality.

  • Jönköping County

    Jönköping County (Swedish: Jönköpings län) is a county or län in southern Sweden. It borders the counties of Halland, Västra Götaland, Östergötland, Kalmar and Kronoberg.

  • Haga Palace

    Haga Palace (Swedish: Haga slott), formerly known as the Queen's Pavilion (Swedish: Drottningens paviljong), is located in the Haga Park, Solna Municipality in Metropolitan Stockholm, Sweden. The palace, built in 1802 – 1805, was modelled after ball…

  • Esrange

    Esrange Space Center (short form Esrange) is a rocket range and research centre located outside the town of Kiruna in northern Sweden. It is a base for scientific research with high altitude balloons, investigation of the aurora borealis, sounding r…

  • Ale's Stones

    Ale's Stones (or Ales stenar in Swedish) is a megalithic monument in Skåne in southern Sweden. It is a stone ship, oval in outline, with the stones at each end markedly larger than the rest.

  • Malmö Municipality

    Malmö Municipality (Swedish: Malmö kommun [ˈmalːˈmøː kɔˈmuːn] or Malmö stad [ˈmalːˈmøː ˈstɑːd]) is a municipality in Skåne County in Sweden.

  • Gävleborg County

    Gävleborg County (Gävleborgs län) is a county or län on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Uppsala, Västmanland, Dalarna, Jämtland and Västernorrland.

  • West German Embassy siege

    The West German embassy occupation in Stockholm, Sweden, was carried out by the Red Army Faction (RAF) on 24 April 1975. Collectively, the attackers referred to themselves as Kommando Holger Meins, named after their comrade Holger Meins, who had die…

  • Sea of Åland

    The Sea of Åland (Finnish: Ahvenanmeri; Swedish: Ålands hav) is a waterway in the southern Gulf of Bothnia, between the Åland islands and Sweden. It connects the Bothnian Sea with the Baltic Sea proper. The seas are often choppy here.

  • Flogsta

    Flogsta is a neighbourhood in the western outskirts of the Swedish city of Uppsala. Most of its inhabitants are students attending Uppsala University or the SLU.

  • Södermanland County

    Södermanland County (Södermanlands län) is a county or län on the south east coast of Sweden. It borders the counties of Östergötland, Örebro, Västmanland, Uppsala, Stockholm and to the Baltic sea.

  • Rinkeby

    Rinkeby (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɪŋkəˌbyː]) is a district in Rinkeby-Kista borough, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Kiruna Mine

    The Kiruna mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world. The mine is located in Kiruna in Norrbotten County, Lapland. The mine which is owned by Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB, a large Swedish mining company, has an annual…

  • Huskvarna

    Huskvarna (formerly spelled Husqvarna) constitutes the eastern part of Jönköping, a city in the Swedish province of Småland, and has a population of about 21,500. The distance to central Jönköping is about 5 km.