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Ronnofors

Ronnofors is a locality in the historical province Jamtland in the middle of Sweden. Ronnofors is situated in Krokom Municipality, 80 kilometres northwest of Ostersund, the capital of Jamtland. Ronnofors hotel is located in the North of Offerdal, ...

Stora Blåsjon

Stora Blåsjon is a hamlet in Frostviken, Stromsund Municipality, Jamtland, Sweden. The area is known for its wilderness and skiing opportunities. Vildmarksvagen, a 360 kilometres wilderness road, bypasses the hamlet. Stora Blåsjon has a moose far ...

Matfors

Matfors is a locality situated in Sundsvall Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 3.201 inhabitants in 2010. The river Ljungan runs through Matfors. It is located about 15 kilometers West of Sundsvall, in a city with about 45.000 resid ...

Njurunda

Njurunda is a small village in Sundsvall Municipality, located in Vasternorrland County, Sweden. The village is situated at the mouth of the Ljungan river and located about 17 kilometers south of Sundsvall. It is primarily a sleeper town for Sund ...

Sorberge

Sorberge is a village in Timrå Municipality, Sweden. The village has three schools, bole Skola for years 1-6, Sorbergeskolan years 7-9, and Timrå Gymnasieskola on the high school level. Local hockey team, Timrå Red Eagles, to play in the Aeon are ...

Vårparnatt

Vårparnatt is a Swedish fertility festival stemming from the country District, Medelpad. As a holiday, it grew into brief popularity during the 18th century, but quickly faded from popularity, replaced by the more widespread Midsommar

Culture of Narke

Narke, is a province in Central Sweden, which historically formed part of Svealand. The name of the province is partly derived from an old name for the people of the province, the Njarar or Nerikjar. The root nari, neri is cognate to English narr ...

Gammelstaden

Gammelstaden or Gammelstad is a locality situated in Luleå Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 4.960 inhabitants in 2010. It is known for the Gammelstad Church Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kerantojarvi

Kerantojarvi is a small settler village in the northern part of Pajala Municipality, Sweden. The village is positioned about 30 kilometres north of Kangos, and was founded about 1810 by Johan Hansson Nilimaa, also known as "Holman Jussa", from th ...

Nyborg, Sweden

Nyborg is a locality situated in Kalix Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 833 inhabitants in 2010. Their bandy club is called Nyborgs SK. Nyborg was originally the name of a now disfunct saw mill, but was used for two villages Ytterbyn ...

Sodra Sunderbyn

Sodra Sunderbyn is a locality situated in Luleå Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 2.977 inhabitants in 2010. Northeast of the community, between Highway 97 and Malmbanan, is Sunderby hospital, it was built in the 1990s when hospitals w ...

Tarendo

Tarendo is a small locality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 208 inhabitants in 2000. It is located at the Kalix River and the bifurcation Tarendo River. The village was probably founded about 1620. Today the biggest employer is a sawmill. The c ...

Vojakkala

Vojakkala is a smaller locality with about 62 inhabitants in Haparanda Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden, known for a long-standing feud between neighbors.

Drogen

Drogen is a lake in Kinda and Linkoping municipalities, Ostergotland County. The lake lies in sparsely populated area and is mostly surrounded by forests. Common fish in the lake are Eurasian perch, northern pike, common bleak, vendace, burbot, t ...

Sommen

Sommen is a lake in the South Swedish highlands lying across the border of the provinces of Ostergotland and Småland. Situated about 147 metres above mean sea level, the lake has an area of 132 km 2 and has a maximum depth of 60 metres. The lake ...

Ivo Lake

Ivo Lake is the largest and deepest lake of Skåne, Sweden, located in the municipalities of Kristianstad and Bromolla in the northeastern part of Skåne County. It covers an area of just under 55 km 2, with a maximum depth of 50 meters. The lake i ...

Lindholmen Castle

Lindholmen became an important fortification in the defence of Scania during the Middle Ages because of its strong encircling defensive walls and double moats. At the time, a small river and treacherous marshes made the terrain surrounding the ca ...

Ringsjon

Ringsjon is a lake situated in the middle of Skåne County, Sweden. At 41 square kilometres, it is the second largest lake in the county. The western and eastern parts of the lake, called Vastra Ringsjon and Ostra Ringsjon respectively, are separa ...

Pågatågen

Pågatågen is an interurban railway system in Skåne County, Sweden, and is run by Skånetrafiken, the regional public transportation authority. The trains are operated by the contractor Arriva. There are 55 stations across Skåne County, of which 8 ...

Finnveden

Finnveden or Finnheden is one of the ancient small lands of Småland. It corresponded to the hundreds of Sunnerbo Hundred, Ostbo Hundred and Vastbo Hundred. Finnveden had its own judicial system and laws as the other small lands. Finnveden is situ ...

Långa Soffan

The bench was constructed in 1867 along with the terrace on which it stands. It is situated along the street of Skeppsbron on the south side of the harbor, just below the old City Hall in Oskarshamn. The bench measures 72 meters and is regarded a ...

Visingso

Visingso is an island in the southern half of Lake Vattern in Sweden. Visingso is 30 km 19 km North of the city jönköping and 6 km 3.7 km West of Gränna from which two car ferries connects the island. The island is located 14 km 8.7 km long and 3 ...

Hofsta

Hofsta is a mansion in Bjorkvik parish Katrineholm Municipality, Sodermanland, Sweden. Hofsta Manor is located on the southern shore of lake Yngaren. The 17th-century, probably, today in the main building, which gained its current appearance in 1 ...

Ronninge

Ronninge is a residential area in Salem Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden. Statistically it is a part of the bimunicipal contiguously built-up Tumba urban area. The railroad Stockholm - södertälje was opened in 1861. By the early 1900s, the ...

Sodertorn

Sodertorn is a roughly triangular peninsula and artificial island in eastern Sodermanland, Sweden, which is bordered by: The Sodertalje Canal to the northwest. The Baltic Sea Stockholm Archipelago to the east and the south. Lake Malaren and the i ...

Church of Holm, Uppland

The Church of Holm is located in the Parish of Holm, between Lårstaviken and Gorran in Malaren, 17 km north of Bålsta, in the Municipality of Enkoping in Uppland, Sweden. Holm is probably the smallest parish in Sweden today, with a population of ...

Fjardhundraland

Fjardhundraland or the land of the four hundreds is, since 1296, a part of the province of Uppland in Sweden. Its name refers to its role of providing 400 men and 16 ships for the leidang of the Swedish king at Uppsala. Snorri Sturluson says that ...

Fyris

Fyrisån is a river in the Swedish province of Uppland, which passes through the city of Uppsala and ends in Lake Malaren. Sala river in Uppland changed in the 17th century in memory of the Fyrisvellir battle, mentioned in the Icelandic sagas. Bec ...

Hilleshog Church

Hilleshog Church is a medieval Lutheran church in the Diocese of Stockholm. It is located in Hilleshog, Ekero Municipality just outside Stockholm, Sweden. Hilleshog Church is one of the most well-preserved Romanesque churches in Stockholm County, ...

History of Uppland

The chartered Cities in Uppland and their history. Enkoping approximately 1300. (Енкопинг примерно 1300) Oregrund 1491. Sigtuna approximately 990. (Сигтуна примерно 990) Lidingo 1926. (Лидинго 1926) Solna 1943. (Солна 1943) Osthammar approximatel ...

Noor Palace

Noor palace is a 14th-century mansion in Knivsta, Sweden. Noor Palace was confiscated in the framework of the reduction by king Charles XI in 1686, after which it was used as a Royal hunting Lodge. In 1689 king Charles XI sold the mansion of his ...

Rydboholm Castle

The castle dates back to the medieval period. The castle, with the three interconnected wings around an open courtyard, dates from the 16th century. The main building was built in 1548. The castle was reconstructed during the 18th century. Southw ...

Umea Region

The Umea Region is a functional region which consists of six co-operating municipalities in north Sweden, Bjurholm, Nordmaling, Robertsfors, Umeå, Vindeln and Vannas. The geographical area has over 140 000 inhabitants. The Umea Region does not ta ...

Norrback, Uppland

Norrback is a settlement in the historical province of Uppland, Sweden. Located in the Sala Municipality, it is about two miles southeast of Sala, and about 63 miles northwest of Stockholm. Postcode postnummer Norrbacks or is 733 92. Its telephon ...

Alpnach Air Base

The Air Base Alpnach is a Swiss Air Force airfield near the town Alpnach in Canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. It has a concrete runway with a length of 1.500 meters and a width of 40 meters, as well as several taxiways and hangars.

Buochs Airport

The Buochs Airport is a regional airport in the town of Buochs in the Canton of Nidwalden in Switzerland. It has a concrete runway with a length of 2000 meters and a width of 40 meters, several taxiways and hangars.

Dubendorf Air Base

The search for a suitable site for an airfield started in 1909. On 1 August 1910 geography improvement of the swamp started and on 22 October 1910 the first airshow was held on the Airfield Dubendorf. Since 1914 Dubendorf has been used as an air ...

Locarno Airport

Locarno Airport, mil ICAO code LSMO, is an airport located near the city of Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland. It is a mixed civilian and military airport. The airfield is used simultaneously by civilian aircraft and the Swiss Air Force from the "airf ...

Meiringen Air Base

Meiringen air base, also known as the Unterbach military airfield, is a Swiss military airbase located near the hamlet of Unterbach and the town of Meiringen, in the canton of Bern. It is one of three main airbases of the Swiss Air Force. The air ...

Sion Airport

Sion Airport is the airport of the city of Sion, Switzerland and is located 2.5 km southwest of Sion city in the Rhone Valley. The airport opened in 1935.

Sphinx Systems

Sphinx Systems Limited was a Swiss-based manufacturer of high quality pistols used mainly by special forces, elite police units and sports shooters. Sphinx was founded in 1876, specializing in tooling and machining, and then diversified into the ...

7.5mm 1882 Ordnance

The Swiss 7.5mm center-fire revolver cartridge was used only in the 1882 and 1882/1929 revolvers of the Swiss army. The case is of brass, the bullet is of jacketed hard lead alloy. Originally it was loaded with 0.7 grams of black powder. He was p ...

Air Defense Anti-Tank System

The Lockheed Martin Air Defense Anti Tank System is a dual-purpose short range surface-to-air and anti-tank missile system based on the M113A2 vehicle. The ADATS missile is a laser-guided supersonic missile with a range of 6.214 miles or 10 kilom ...

SIG GL 5040

The SIG GL 5040/5140 is a 40 mm grenade launcher, which can be mounted under all SIG SG 550/551 assault rifle models and is operated in single-shot mode. For compact SG 552/553, the smaller GL 5340 grenade launcher can be used.

Fortifications of Zurich

Zurich was an independent city or city-state from 1218 to 1798. The town was fortified with a city wall from the 13th to the 17th century, and with more elaborate ramparts constructed in the 17th to 18th century and mostly demolished in the 1830s ...

Chapter 2 of the Syrian Constitution

Chapter 2 of the Syrian Constitution is the second part of the Syrian constitution introduced on 13 March 1973. The chapter contains 81 articles in three parts. It discusses the powers of the Syrian state, including, the legislative authority, th ...

Chapter 3 of the Syrian Constitution

Chapter 3 of the Syrian Constitution is the third part of the Syrian constitution introduced on 13 March 1973. The chapter contains 19 articles in three parts. It discusses the structure and powers of the judiciary as well as constitutional amend ...

Chapter 4 of the Syrian Constitution

Chapter 4 of the Syrian Constitution is the fourth part of the Syrian constitution introduced on 13 March 1973 and amended by referendum on February 26, 2012. The chapter contains 7 articles. It discusses general and transitional provisions. Arti ...

Abu al-Duhur Military Airbase

Abu al-Duhur Military Airbase is a major airbase of the Syrian Arab Air Force. The airbase is located about 5 km east of Abu al-Duhur, in Idlib Governorate. After surrounding the airbase for two years, and killing at least 56 government soldiers ...

Taftanaz Military Airbase

Taftanaz Air Base is a Turkish Armed Forces installation located 1.7 miles south of Taftanaz, Idlib Governorate and 1.8 miles east of Taum, Idlib Governorate, Syria. Taftanaz is home to two squadrons of Mi-8 / 17 hip helicopters. Was led by jihad ...