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'''Sundsvall''' [http://www.sundsvallturism.com/eng_default.asp] is the only major town in the small province of Medelpad in southern [[Norrland]], central [[Sweden]]. The population figure is about 55,000 but including suburbs the population is close to 100,000. It is located in a hilly area by the coast and is the centre of an industrial district (pulp and paper factories, sawmill, aluminium industry, hydroelectrical power). Sundsvall also houses one of the major campuses of the Mittuniversitetet (Mid Sweden University), which got university status in 2005.
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==Get in==
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There are regular trains, flights and buses from [[Stockholm]] 400km to the south.
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==Get around==
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==See==
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City area with old stone houses, "Stenstaden". All built around 1890 after the great fire in 1888 that destroyed the whole city.
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"Kulturmagasinet", museum and library, in the city near the harbor.
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The museums at "Norra Stadsberget", which also is a nice recreational area. There's a great view over the city.
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==Do==
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Visit the "Sundsvall Street Festival", which is held in the first week of July. A street party with a lot of great artists.
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==Buy==
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==Eat==
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==Drink==
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==Sleep==
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On "Norra Stadsberget" there is a nice youth hostel.
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==Get out==
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Revision as of 13:55, 14 July 2008

Sundsvall [1] is the only major town in the small province of Medelpad in southern Norrland, central Sweden. The population figure is about 55,000 but including suburbs the population is close to 100,000. It is located in a hilly area by the coast and is the centre of an industrial district (pulp and paper factories, sawmill, aluminium industry, hydroelectrical power). Sundsvall also houses one of the major campuses of the Mittuniversitetet (Mid Sweden University), which got university status in 2005.

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Get in

There are regular trains, flights and buses from Stockholm 400km to the south.

Get around

See

City area with old stone houses, "Stenstaden". All built around 1890 after the great fire in 1888 that destroyed the whole city.

"Kulturmagasinet", museum and library, in the city near the harbor.

The museums at "Norra Stadsberget", which also is a nice recreational area. There's a great view over the city.

Do

Visit the "Sundsvall Street Festival", which is held in the first week of July. A street party with a lot of great artists.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

On "Norra Stadsberget" there is a nice youth hostel.

Get out

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