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Svealand is the center of [[Sweden]].
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'''Svealand''' is the south-central region of [[Sweden]].
  
==Regions==
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[[Image:LocationSwedenSvealand.png|250px|right]]
  
*[[Sudermannia]]
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==Provinces==
*[[Uplandia]]
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*[[Westermannia]]
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*[[Nericia]]
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*[[Wermelandia]]
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*[[Dalecarlia]]
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==Cities==
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*[[Södermanland]] (also '''Sörmland''')
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*[[Uppland]]
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*[[Västmanland]]
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*[[Närke]]
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*[[Värmland]]
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*[[Dalarna]]
  
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==Cities==
 
*[[Stockholm]]
 
*[[Stockholm]]
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*[[Falun]] — with the (discontinued) Falu Copper Mine
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*[[Karlstad]]
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*[[Mariefred]] — small town with Gripsholm Castle
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*[[Mora (Sweden)|Mora]] — in Dalarna, with the Zorn House
 
*[[Uppsala]]
 
*[[Uppsala]]
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*[[Västerås]]
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*[[Örebro]]
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*[[Östhammar]] — small city northeast of Uppsala at the Baltic sea
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==Other destinations==
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==Understand==
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'''Svealand''' was the land of the ''svear'', the Suiones, documented by Roman historian Tacitus. They united with the Geats of [[Götaland]] in the 11th century to form Sweden. In the 16th century, the soon-to-be king ''Gustav Vasa'' took refuge in the province [[Dalarna]] to avoid the Danish king Christian II who had massacred much of the Swedish nobility in Stockholm.
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Central Svealand is known as [[Bergslagen]], a mining and manufacturing district that was the core of Swedish industry from the 14th century to the 1960s. Since then, the mill towns have declined with similarities to the [[West Midlands]] of England, [[Ruhr]] in Germany and [[Midwest (United States of America)|the American Midwest]], while [[Stockholm]] has become more dominant.
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==Talk==
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As with the rest of Sweden, most people speak fluent English.
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==Get in==
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==Get around==
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==See==
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===Itineraries===
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*[[Sixteen days in Götaland and Svealand]]
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==Do==
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==Eat==
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==Drink==
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==Stay safe==
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==Get out==
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[[it:Svealand]]
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[[sv:Svealand]]
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[[wts:Category:Svealand]]
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[[WikiPedia:Svealand]]
  
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Revision as of 08:12, 13 September 2012

Svealand is the south-central region of Sweden.

LocationSwedenSvealand.png

Provinces

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Svealand was the land of the svear, the Suiones, documented by Roman historian Tacitus. They united with the Geats of Götaland in the 11th century to form Sweden. In the 16th century, the soon-to-be king Gustav Vasa took refuge in the province Dalarna to avoid the Danish king Christian II who had massacred much of the Swedish nobility in Stockholm.

Central Svealand is known as Bergslagen, a mining and manufacturing district that was the core of Swedish industry from the 14th century to the 1960s. Since then, the mill towns have declined with similarities to the West Midlands of England, Ruhr in Germany and the American Midwest, while Stockholm has become more dominant.

Talk

As with the rest of Sweden, most people speak fluent English.

Get in

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Get out



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