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Haga, Umeå

The soccer stadium Gammliavallen built 1925 has since been rebuilt and is now accompanied by a pair of sport venues – for archery, basketball, combat sports, floorball, team handball, wrestling and more – and a public bath.

                                               

Halson (Skellefteå)

Halson, or Halsogrund, is an island in the north of the Swedish sector of the Bay of Bothnia, in the Skellefteå archipelago. It includes the formerly separate island of Granon, so is sometimes called Halson-Granon.

                                               

Holmsund

Holmsund is a locality situated in Umeå Municipality, Vasterbotten County, Sweden with 5.489 inhabitants in 2010. It is located 18 km south of the city of Umeå and serves as a port for Umeå.

                                               

Kristineberg, Lycksele

Kristineberg is a locality situated in Lycksele Municipality, Vasterbotten County, Sweden with 257 inhabitants in 2010. Near Kristineberg is Kristinebergsgruvan, a former open pit copper mine exploited by the predecessor of the present Boliden AB ...

                                               

Lovsele

Lovsele is a village in Lovånger socken in Skellefteå Municipality, Vasterbotten County, Sweden. The village is located by the European route E4 about 5 kilometres south of Lovånger.

                                               

Moro backe

Moro Backe is a town in northern Sweden in the northeastern part of the district of Skellefteå. The town is located mostly in the Skellefteå River on the eastern slope of Vitberget, situated cliff-top. The current population is c. 3.000. Moro Bac ...

                                               

Norrbyskar

Norrbyskar is a small group of islands outside of Umeå, Sweden. From 1895 to 1952 it was the location of a steam-powered sawmill, which at one time was one of the largest of its kind in Europe, owned by the Mo och Domsjo corporation. Initiator of ...

                                               

Nydalahojd

Nydalahojd, sometimes called Nydalahojden, is a residential area in Umeå, Sweden. It is located next to the lake Nydalasjon, about 4 km outside the central city.

                                               

Robertsfors

Robertsfors is a locality and the seat of Robertsfors Municipality in Vasterbotten County, Sweden with 2.004 inhabitants in 2010. Robertsfors is named after the Scotsman Robert Finlay, who, together with John Jennings, founded an ironworks there ...

                                               

Sorsele

Sorsele ; Southern Sami: Suarsa ; Ume Sami: Suorssa) is a locality and the seat of Sorsele Municipality in Vasterbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 1.277 inhabitants in 2010. Sorsele is also the nearest town to the ski resort Nalovar ...

                                               

Vilhelmina

Vilhelmina is a locality and the seat of Vilhelmina Municipality in Vasterbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 3.657 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Vindeln

Vindeln is a locality and the seat of Vindeln Municipality in Vasterbotten County, Sweden with 2.333 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Ånge

Ånge is a locality and the seat of Ånge Municipality in Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 2.872 inhabitants in 2010. Ånge is a railway junction where the northern main line railway Norra Stambanan connects with the central main line railway Mitt ...

                                               

Bramon

Bramon is an island in Sundsvall Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden. Bramon is about 5 km long and 3 km wide, with an area of about 11 km 2. It is situated in the Bothnian Sea, separated from the mainland by the approximately 2 km wide B ...

                                               

Granon, Sundsvall

Granon is a small island in the Swedish part of the Gulf of Bothnia, near to the town of Sundsvall. It lies to the east of the larger island of Alnon, which is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Both islands are in the bay where the Indalsalv ...

                                               

Husum, Sweden

Husum is a locality situated in Ornskoldsvik Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 1.647 inhabitants in 2010. It is located close to the northern entrance to the High Coast. It has an active sports club in Husums IF, and a very active ...

                                               

Junsele

Junsele is a locality situated in Sollefteå Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 895 inhabitants in 2010. The village is known for its zoo, where you can see for instance white tigers and lions. There is a small tourist bureau, health ...

                                               

Liden

Liden is a locality situated in Sundsvall Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 254 inhabitants in 2010. It is located near the river Indalsalven, 50 km road 86 north west of the city of Sundsvall. The name Liden Swedish; meaning "a lo ...

                                               

Osterforse

Osterforse has a borderline continental/subarctic climate that is quite moderate in nature considering its inland position and latitude. Summer days are very warm for North Central Sweden, being heavily affected by its low elevation in comparison ...

                                               

Ramsele

Ramsele is a locality situated in Sollefteå Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 968 inhabitants in 2010. Since the 1960s, the population has decreased from 1563 to 968. It is situated by the river Faxalven about 70 km north-west of S ...

                                               

Timrå

Timrå is a locality and the seat of Timrå Municipality in Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 10.443 inhabitants in 2010. It is located about 13 km north of Sundsvall a town with a metropolitan area of some 100.000 inhabitants, and could arguably ...

                                               

Torpshammar

Torpshammar is a locality situated in Ånge Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 444 inhabitants in 2010. It was founded in 1797 as an iron milling community. It is known for being home to the first location of Boda Borg.

                                               

Tunadal

Tunadal is a locality situated in Sundsvall Municipality, Vasternorrland County, Sweden with 360 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Alvangen

Alvangen is a locality situated in Ale Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 4.196 inhabitants in 2010. It is located some 30 km north of Gothenburg. Among the churches of Alvangen are the Alvangen Church and the Starrkarr Church 4 ...

                                               

Askim, Sweden

Askim is a district of the Gothenburg Municipality in Sweden, about 10 km south-west of the city centre. To the northwest of Askim is Vastra Frolunda, to the east is Molndal, and the sea is to the west. As a district, Askim has a local board comp ...

                                               

Branno

Branno is an island in the Southern Goteborg Archipelago and a locality situated in Goteborg Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 708 inhabitants in 2010. and belongs to the parish of Styrso within Gothenburg Municipality.

                                               

Bullaren

Bullarebygden is the name of the area surrounding three connected lakes in Bohuslan in the southwestern part of Sweden. Another commonly used name for the same area is Bullaren. The landscape is a mixture of forests and meadows. Less than 2.000 p ...

                                               

Caves of Ryd

The Caves of Ryd is a number of diabase pillars on the east side of the mountain of Billingen in Sweden. It is a popular lookout point over the city of Skovde, and is easily accessible on foot. The road is steep and difficult to travel by car. Un ...

                                               

Dals Långed

Dals Långed is a locality situated in Bengtsfors Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 1.520 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Donso

Donso is a small island in the Southern Goteborg Archipelago and a locality situated in Goteborg Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 1.407 inhabitants in 2010. The local covenant church on Donso has approximately 500 members.

                                               

Dynge Castle

Dynge Castle, also formerly known as Dyngehus, is a ruined castle in central Bohuslan, Sweden. It was built around 1250 when the area was under Norwegian rule and was in use until the beginning of the 16th century, when it burned down. It is ment ...

                                               

Fåglavik

Fåglavik is a bimunicipal village situated in Herrljunga Municipality and Vara Municipality in Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 209 inhabitants in 2005, increasing to 5043 in 2010. Fåglavik is the birthplace of the Blessed Mary Elisabeth He ...

                                               

Fiskebackskil

Fiskebackskil is a locality in Lysekil Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden, at the mouth of the Gullmarn fjord. It had 379 inhabitants in 2010. Once a fishing community, it transformed into a shipping community in the 19th century. Now i ...

                                               

Floby

In 1858 the first portion of the railway line connecting Stockholm and Gothenburg was opened, and a railway station was opened in the parish of Floby, near the border of the neighboring parish of Sorby, Vastergotland. The station was first called ...

                                               

Floda, Lerum

Floda is a locality situated in Lerum Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 8.021 inhabitants in 2010 and is situated 54 meters above sea level at Lake Savelångens entrance to River Saveån. Floda has a station on the Gothenburg com ...

                                               

Vastra Frolunda

Vastra Frolunda, sometimes referred to as just Frolunda, is one of 21 boroughs in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. It is located in the south western part of the city, and is the smallest of the boroughs with a population of 12.855 on 3.72 square ...

                                               

Furulund, Partille

Furulund is a locality situated in Partille Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden Furulund is located on the hill to the south, along the road between the E20 in the suburbs and Riksvag 40 in Landvetter. In the community there is an elemen ...

                                               

Hallekis

Hallekis is a locality situated in Gotene Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 704 inhabitants in 2010 compared to 904 in 1960, a decline due to the closure of the main employer.

                                               

Henån

Henån is home to approximately 2.000 permanent year-round residents with a significant increase of summer residents who come from the nearby towns and cities to stay in their summer cottages, which frequently are passed down for generations. In 1 ...

                                               

Hindås

""Hindås is a town centre in Harryda Municipality, about 35 km east of Gothenburg. A resort is at Vastra Nedsjon, and the Molndalsån starts here. There is a railway station between Gothenburg and Borås, part of the coast to the coastal path. It w ...

                                               

Hjartum

Hjartum is a locality situated in Lilla Edet Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 367 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated on the western side of the Gota alv, a main river on the west coast of Sweden. The name Hjartum originates f ...

                                               

Hjo

Hjo) is a locality and the seat of Hjo Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 6.094 inhabitants in 2010. The town is located on the west coast of Vattern.

                                               

Hjuvik

Hjuvik is a locality situated in Goteborg Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 3.928 inhabitants in 2010 in an area of 279.01 hectares. It is situated in the south west corner of Hisingen, north west of the oil refineries. Hjuvik ...

                                               

Hova, Sweden

Hova is a locality and one of the two seats of Gullspång Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden, the other is Gullspång. It had 1.288 inhabitants in 2010.

                                               

Jonsered

Jonsered is a locality situated in Partille Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden with 930 inhabitants in 2010. Jonsered is an old, traditional industrial community by the Save river outside Gothenburg in Sweden. Jonsereds factories were e ...

                                               

Kalleback

Kalleback is one of 8 districts in Orgryte borough, Gothenburg, Sweden. The name Kalleback means "The brook with the cauldron" and the name dates back to 1496. The buildings in Kalleback mostly consists of apartment buildings built between 1960 a ...

                                               

Karlsborg

Karlsborg is a locality and the seat of Karlsborg Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 3.551 inhabitants in 2010. This garrison town lies at the shore of lake Vattern in Vastergotland.

                                               

Kortedala

Kortedala is a district, mainly residential, in the north-eastern part of Gothenburg in western Sweden. The area houses a population of around 10.000 inhabitants and is one of the typical 1950s suburbs of Gothenburg. The area is very lush and gre ...

                                               

Landala

Landala is a district in central Gothenburg, Sweden with about 4.500 inhabitants. Originally a traditional labour district with a large poorhouse, today Landala it is home for some important educational institutes in Western Sweden, such as Chalm ...

                                               

Landvetter

Landvetter is a locality situated in Harryda Municipality, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden. It had 7.152 inhabitants in 2010. It is the second largest town in the municipality and has given its name to the international airport Goteborg Landvetter ...