Category: Sweden

Jukkasjärvi

Kiruna

Kiruna is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in Lapland. Archeological findings have shown that the region around Kiruna has been inhabited for at least 6,000 years.

Stockholm

Sundsvall

Sundsvall was chartered in 1621, and a first urban plan for Sundsvall was probably created by Olof Bure in 1642, less likely in 1623. It has a port by the Gulf of Bothnia, and is located 395 km north of Stockholm. The city has burned down and been rebuilt four times. The first time, in 1721, it was set on fire by the Russian army during the Great Northern War. Common for most Scandinavian cities, Sundsvall was built almost entirely…