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Sueca, Valencia

Sueca is a city in eastern Spain in the Valencian Community. It is situated on the left bank of the river Xuquer. The town of Sueca is separated from the Mediterranean Sea 11 kilometres to the east by the Serra de Cullera, though the municipality ...

                                               

Sumacàrcer

Palace of los condes de Orgaz: Construction dated in the end of the Middle Ages 15th century, represents the typical rural palace of the Valencian nobility. Originally, this palace belonged to the period when the town belonged to the Orgaz lordsh ...

                                               

Tàrbena

It had been subjected to religious de-population and later re-population by an entirely different race of people. At the time of the Inquisition it was abandoned when the mostly Moorish population ran away. It was re-populated by impoverished nat ...

                                               

Tibi, Alicante

Tibi is a municipality in the comarca of Alcoià, Alicante, Valencia, Spain. The name of this municipality comes from Latin and it means "for you". This territory was populated with 1.564 people in the year 2018.

                                               

Utiel

Utiel is a municipality in the comarca of Requena-Utiel in the Valencian Community, Spain. According to the 2014 census, the municipality has a population of 12.082 inhabitants. The Shrine of El Remedio is located on top of the Sierra de Utiel ra ...

                                               

La Vall de Gallinera

La Vall de Gallinera, also Vall de Gallinera, is a valley and a municipality in north-east Alicante, Spain, included in the Marina Alta comarca. It is formed by the nuclei of Benirrama, Beniali, Benissivà, Benitaia, Carroja, Alpatro, Llombai and ...

                                               

Villajoyosa

Villajoyosa, or La Vila Joiosa, is a coastal town and municipality in the Province of Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. The town is known to the locals simply as La Vila. It is the historic and administrative capital ...

                                               

Villamalur

Villamalur is a municipality in the comarca of Alto Mijares, province of Castellon, Valencian Community, southern Spain. Sights include the castle, with an irregularly polygonal plan 10th–13th century

                                               

Xeraco

Xeraco formerly also named as "Jaraco" is a municipality in the comarca of Safor in Valencia, Spain. Like many coastal towns it is divided into the original village of Xeraco and the new beach resort, Xeraco Platja. Xeraco is separated from the n ...

                                               

Zarra, Valencia

The name is of Iberian origin and means "the old". The village contains a church dating back to the 18th century and a free standing clock tower built in 1880. The majority of the houses date back 400 years. During the Moorish occupation of Spain ...

                                               

Aspo, Karlskrona

Aspo is an island in the Blekinge archipelago of southeast Sweden. It constitutes a parish in Medelstad Hundred, Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County. It contains the settlement of Drottningskar and a 17th-century naval citadel of the same na ...

                                               

Augerum

Augerum is a village in Karlskrona Municipality in Blekinge County, Sweden. It is the site of Augerum Manor and Augerum Church in the Diocese of Lund. Augerum Church is located next to the Lyckebyån river. The church building, designed by archite ...

                                               

Bromsebro

Bromsebro is a bimunicipal village situated in Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County and Torsås Municipality, Kalmar County in south-east Sweden with 213 inhabitants in 2005. Two Dano-Swedish treaties were signed in Bromsebro: the First Treaty ...

                                               

Hasslo

Hasslo is an island and a locality situated in the Blekinge archipelago in Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 1.628 inhabitants in 2010. For many years, the Swedish navys activities on Hasslo meant that foreigners access to the ...

                                               

Jamshog

Jamshog is a locality situated in Olofstrom Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 1.494 inhabitants in 2010. It is the site of Jamshog Church Jamshogs kyrka in the Diocese of Lund. During the Northern Seven Years War 1563 - 1570, the church ...

                                               

Listerlandet

Listerlandet was originally in practice an island, surrounded by the Baltic Sea to the south, west and east, and in north the sound known as Vesan and the Pukavik channel. The sound was deep enough for navigation until the 18th Century. After thi ...

                                               

Mjallby

Mjallby is a locality situated in Solvesborg Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 1.254 inhabitants in 2010. It is located on the Listerlandet peninsula. The town has traditionally lived of fishing. The nearby harbour of Nogersund is the th ...

                                               

Ryssberget

Ryssberget is a hill in the municipality of Solvesborg, in the southeastern Swedish province of Blekinge. Ryssberget is made up of some of the oldest stone in Blekinge, so-called metavulcanites created about 1700 million years ago. As the ice age ...

                                               

Sandviken, Blekinge

Sandviken, together with the neighbouring town of Vastra Nas, is one of the many minor communities and beaches of Solvesborg in southeastern Sweden. Historically, this part of the Listerlandet was the first place to be inhabited, when the first s ...

                                               

Utlangan

The island is situated the furthest out to sea of any of the archipelagos islands. Only the rock of Utklippan is situated further out. Utlangan is covered in woods and meadows, and is approximately 3 km 1.9 mi long and 1.5 km just short of a mile ...

                                               

Alvdalen

Alvdalen is a locality and the seat of Alvdalen Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 1.810 inhabitants in 2010. The parish is widely known for being the place of manufacturing, in 1839, of the 4-meter granite vase called Alvdalen Vase, in ...

                                               

Avesta (locality)

Avesta is a locality and the seat of Avesta Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 11.949 inhabitants in 2015. The name is first found in 1303 as "Aghastadhum". Aghe is of similar origin as the word å, meaning stream, in this case the Avest ...

                                               

Gagnef

Gagnef is the second largest locality situated in Gagnef Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 1.049 inhabitants in 2010. Gagnef consists of several small villages: The Church Village, Kyrkbyn, The Station Village, Stationsbyn, Moje, Moje, Tj ...

                                               

Garpenberg

Garpenberg is a locality situated in Hedemora Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 518 inhabitants in 2010. Hedemora and Garpenberg Court District, or Hedemora och Garpenbergs tingslag, was a district of Dalarna in Sweden. The court district ...

                                               

Grangarde

Grangarde is a locality situated in Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 351 inhabitants in 2010. Grangarde Court District, or Grangarde tingslag, was a district of Dalarna in Sweden. The court district tingslag served as the basic ...

                                               

Grangesberg

Grangesberg is a locality situated in Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 3.481 inhabitants in 2010. The town was earlier dominated by iron-ore extraction at Grangesberg ore field Grangesbergs malmfalt from the 16th century to 1989. ...

                                               

Husby, Hedemora

The village of Husby had a population of 256 inhabitants in 2010. It is the site of Husby Church Husby kyrka. It is also the location of the historic manor houses, Husby kungsgård and Nas kungsgård which are on the Husbyringen cultural trail. Hus ...

                                               

Leksand

Leksand) is a locality and the seat of Leksand Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5.934 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Ludvika

Ludvika is a bimunicipal city and the seat of Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County within the country of Sweden, with 14.498 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Norn iron works

Norn was an industrial community in Sweden, near Hedemora in Dalarna, within the present-day Hedemora Municipality. It was founded in 1628 by Lars Larsson. There, he constructed a smelting-house for the excavation of iron ore. The industry had co ...

                                               

Oje

Oje is a village in Malung-Salen Municipality, Dalarna, Sweden. Its population was 162 people in 2010. Several factories for manufacturing clothing and consumer products from leather were located in Oje in the 20th century. The leather industry d ...

                                               

Ormberget

Ormberget is the highest mountain in Notgården, Ludvika, Sweden. From there you can see the entire lake called Nottjarn. Where the original name Ormberget actually comes from is somewhat of a mystery, but the name is commonly used among the resid ...

                                               

Orsa, Sweden

Orsa is a locality and the seat of Orsa Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5.308 inhabitants. It is located in the northern part of lake Siljan, about 15 kilometres north of the town Mora. Inlandsbanan and European route E45 run through t ...

                                               

Sater

Sater is a locality and the seat of Sater Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 4.429 inhabitants in 2010. Sater is, despite its small population, for historical reasons normally still referred to as a city. Statistics Sweden, however, only ...

                                               

Solleron

Solleron is the largest island in Lake Siljan and a locality situated in Mora Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden. It had 901 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Tallberg

Tallberg is a small village located in Leksand Municipality, Dalarna County in Sweden. It is situated on the shore of Lake Siljan, in the northern part of Leksand. A special character of the village is that all houses and buildings are made of wo ...

                                               

Torsång

Torsång is a locality situated in Borlange Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 666 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated on lakes Runnsjon and Osjon and the river Dalalven, which are connected with the canal Lillalven. Torsång Court District, ...

                                               

Våmhus

Våmhus is a locality situated in Mora Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 857 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated by the Orsa Lakes northwest beach. Våmhus has a characteristic local dialect, Våmhusmål, distinct from other Dalecarlian diale ...

                                               

Vansbro

Vansbro is a locality in Dalarna and the seat of Vansbro Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden. It had 2.026 inhabitants in 2010, out of a total municipal population of 7.000. The town is situated by the end of the rivulet Vanån Van River, the mai ...

                                               

Vikmanshyttan

Vikmanshyttan is a locality situated in Hedemora Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 843 inhabitants in 2010. On site the Steelworks Museum of Vikmanshyttan is maintained as a museum of regional industrial history.

                                               

Yttermalung

Yttermalung is a village situated in Malung-Salen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 216 inhabitants in 2005. The village has a church, Yttermalungs kapell. There has been a chapel or church in Yttermalung since the 16th century, and the c ...

                                               

Delsbo

Delsbo is a locality in Hudiksvall Municipality, Gavleborg County, Sweden, with 2.192 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated some 25 kilometers west of Hudiksvall, in the vicinity of the two lakes of Dellen. The town is known for its assembly of mus ...

                                               

Furuvik

Furuvik Zoo Furuviksparken is an amusement park and zoo in Furuvik. It attracted a degree of international attention when it was reported in March 2009 that a chimpanzee residing there had planned attacks on visitors. Santino planned attacks by t ...

                                               

Hagastrom

Hagastrom is a part of the city of Gavle, situated 5 km west of its centre, Gavle Municipality in east central Sweden. There is a delicatessen named Coop Nara but in everyday speech called Konsum. There is also a pizzeria besides Coop Nara, which ...

                                               

Iggesund

Iggesund is located 10 km 6.2 mi south of Hudiksvall, 45 km 28 mi north of Soderhamn and 70 km 43 mi southeast of Ljusdal, with the Bothnian Sea to the east. The nearest bigger cities are Sundsvall pop. 49.339 92 km 57 mi to the north, and Gavle ...

                                               

Kilafors

The small town is located off of the 83 road from Gavle that runs through to Bollnas and then further north. The town has a bank, two supermarkets, and two pay-by-card fuel stations. One hamburger restaurant, one Pizza and ala carte restaurant an ...

                                               

Ljusdal

Ljusdal is a locality and the seat of Ljusdal Municipality, Gavleborg County, Sweden with 6.230 inhabitants in 2010. Ljusdal is situated on Riksvag 83 which runs between Tonnebro in Soderhamn Municipality in Gavleborg County and Ånge in Vasternor ...

                                               

Mohed

Mohed is a locality situated in Soderhamn Municipality, Gavleborg County, Sweden with 393 inhabitants in 2010. It was the site for the orienteering competition known as O-Ringen in 1981.2006 and 2011. It was during the period 1689-1908 center for ...

                                               

Soderhamn

Soderhamn is a locality and the seat of Soderhamn Municipality, Gavleborg County, Sweden with 11.761 inhabitants in 2010. The most popular tourist attraction is Oscarsborg, a tower built in 1895 on the top of a hill close to the town centre. The ...

                                               

Sorforsa

Historically, there has been a little settlement of Catholics in the surroundings, due to Walloon immigration a couple of centuries ago. Its main treasure is the Chapel dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, that was inaugurated in 1909.