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Örebro Örebro country Sweden Sweden

Laxå

Laxå är en tätort i västra Närke samt centralort i Laxå kommun, Örebro län. Laxå är en gammal järnvägsknutpunkt och industriort. I närheten av Laxå ligger Porla brunn Namnet Laxå kommer av läget vid Laxån (i Lassåhna 1529). Förledet Lass- kommer troligen av det dialektala lad ’hög, stapel; vägbank’ som rimligtvis syftar på en vägbank där Eriksgatan passerade Laxån. År 1643 anlades här Laxå Bruk Under Karl XII:s likfärd genom Sverige stannade […]

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Culture Örebro Örebro country Sweden Sweden

Lindesberg

Lindesberg is a town in Västmanland and a central town in Lindesberg municipality, Örebro county. Lindesberg is located at Lindessjönsnorra beach between Bottenån and Lilla Lindesjön about 40 km north of Örebro. Lindesberg had 9,571 residents (2015). The major employers in Lindesberg today are the municipality, Lindesberg’s hospitalRegion Örebro County and Arvin Meritor AB. Previously, […]

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Culture Örebro Sweden Sweden

Örebro city in the winter

Winter tends to last for a while in Örebro – at least five to six months You should also be prepared for very ‘short’ days, with as little as six hours of sunlight a day around winter solstice, just before Christmas And things just keep running, and there are actually a lot of winter-friendly sights […]

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Örebro Stadspark

Örebro Stadspark is a park next to Svartån in Örebro. Initiative for the park was taken by auditor M.E. Bäckström, who in 1862 formed the “Tree Planting and Gardening Association in Örebro“. In 1863 one bought in the area where the park is today. The following year, a gardener was hired, and another year later, […]

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Orebro City

Örebro   It is the seventh largest city in Sweden and one of the largest inland hubs of the country. It is located near the lake of Hjälmaren, although a few kilometres inland along the small river Svartån. Örebro is home to Örebro University, a major university hospital, a medieval castle, the water park Gustavsvikas well as several large shopping malls and the […]

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