Stockholm, Sweden

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro (Some rights reserved) Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries. Google Maps HeadlinesThe Quest to Find—and Save—the World’s Most Famous ShipwreckSweden’s ABBA museum hoped to attract visitors on pop nostalgia trips – Skift [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] ReferencesCurrent timeWeather Museumsnrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the …

Sweden

Photo: Mumes World, Winter (Some rights reserved) Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Cities and towns …

Kiruna, Sweden

Photo: Arild, Aerial view (Some rights reserved) Kiruna (Northern Sámi: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. Google Maps NewsKuriren.nu Tourismkirunalapland.se – Facebook Elsewhere on the WebWhy Sweden is relocating an entire town – BBCMarknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We …

Swedish Lapland

Photo: Nutti Sami Siida (Used with permission) By Anders Karrstedt (@anderskarr ) The word Lapland gives you an idea what it’s all about. It means ‘Land of the Sámi (Lappish) people.’ What most people today consider to be the last wilderness of Europe is also a distinguished cultural landscape inhabited by Sámi people for thousands …

Scandinavia

Photo: Chris Price, Flags (Some rights reserved) Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Tf6opMK9MnUZfoAx8 Elsewhere on the Webmoomin.comScandinavian Stargazing – YouTube Music Embedded Tweets WikipediaScandinavia Planeta.com

Swedish (Svenska)

Swedish is related with German and English and very close to Norwegian and Danish. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes normally understand each other. Swedes under the age of 60 normally has English as a second language and has studied English for several years in school. ProverbsIf you don’t mention anyone, you haven’t forgotten anyone. Headlines12 untranslatable …

Sweden Links

Sweden Flag What would locals like others know about Sweden? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesSuper troupers! Abba on fame, divorce, ageing backwards – and why they’ve returned to rescue 2021Sweden not doing enough to protect biodiversity, new report showsHow the coronavirus is affecting life on Sweden’s tourism island Gotlandhttps://www.thelocal.se/20181010/failures-and-cannibals-seven-museums-off-the-beaten-trackhttps://www.fastcompany.com/3063204/these-swedish-bike-apartments-are-designed-for-life-without-carsMarknadsdags: “Här i …

Jokkmokk, Sweden

2020 Program Cover Sweden – The name Jokkmokk is Sámi for the words “river” and “bend”, since the town is situated close to a bend in the nearby river. Jokkmokk is known for its Sámi market held the first weekend every February. This market has been held for more than 400 years. Digital market in …

What happened in Sweden last night?

Photo: Saamiblog, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede. Southern Sami with reindeer and sledge Translating: What happened in Sweden last night? Afrikaans: Wat gebeur in Swede gisteraand?Estonian: Mis juhtus Rootsis eile õhtul?French: Que s’est-il passé en Suède hier soir?German: Was geschah in der letzten Nacht in Schweden?Hawaiian: Ka mea hiki i Kuekene i keia po?Maori: Eaha …