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Amanda Bergman is a singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden.
Anders Kallur (born July 6, 1952 in Ludvika, Sweden) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey player.
Anders Leonard Zorn (18 February 1860 – 22 August 1920) was one of Sweden's foremost artists.
Avesta is a locality and the seat of Avesta Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 11,949 inhabitants in 2015.
Älvdalen (literally means River Valley) is a locality and the seat of Älvdalen Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 1,810 inhabitants in 2010.
Älvdalen Municipality (Älvdalens kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden.
Österdalälven is a long river in Sweden that flows southeast through Dalarna.
Bergslagen is a historically, culturally, and linguistically distinct mining district located north of Lake Mälaren in northern Svealand, Sweden.
Birgit Ridderstedt (November 26, 1914 – September 16, 1985) was a Swedish-American folk singer who appeared at festivals and on television in the 1950s and early 1960s with material she produced herself.
Björn Hans-Erik Dixgård (born 8 May 1981) is a Swedish musician (vocals, guitar).
Björn Nils Olof Skifs (born 20 April 1947) is a Swedish singer, songwriter, actor, and screenwriter.
Borlänge is a locality in Dalarna County, Sweden.
Campanula rotundifolia (harebell) is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the bellflower family Campanulaceae.
Carl Johan Arthur Bernadotte, Prince Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg, (31 October 1916 – 5 May 2012) was the fifth and youngest child of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife Princess Margaret of Connaught.
Carl Larsson (28 May 1853 – 22 January 1919) was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts movement.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Karl-Erik Albert "Charlie" Norman also known as Charles (4October 192012August 2005) was a Swedish musician and entertainer.
Christian II (1 July 1481 – 25 January 1559) was a Scandinavian monarch under the Kalmar Union.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The consolidation of Sweden involved an extensive process during which the loosely organized social system consolidated under the power of the king.
Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.
Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance.
Dalarna (English exonym: Dalecarlia), is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden.
Dalarna County (Kopparbergs län) is a county or län in middle Sweden.
The Dalarnas Fotbollförbund (Dalarna Football Association) is one of the 24 district organisations of the Swedish Football Association.
The Dal River (Dalälven) is a river in central Sweden that flows from the north of Dalarna and runs into the sea in northern Uppland; it is commonly considered to be the southern border of Norrland, however only the last part correlates with Limes Norrlandicus (the biological Norrland border).
Dalecarlian (Dalmål in vernacular and Swedish) is a group of dialects or unofficial languages spoken in Dalecarlia (Dalarna), Sweden.
A Dalecarlian horse or Dala horse (Swedish: Dalahäst) is a traditional carved, painted wooden statue of a horse originating in the Swedish province of Dalarna (Dalecarlia).
The Dalecarlian rebellion of 1743, also known as the Fourth Dalecarlian rebellion and stora daldansen (the great Dalecarlian dance) was a rebellion that broke out in the Swedish province of Dalarna in 1743.
The Dalecarlian runes, or dalrunes, was a late version of the runic script that was in use in the Swedish province of Dalarna until the 20th century.
Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
The term dialect (from Latin,, from the Ancient Greek word,, "discourse", from,, "through" and,, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena.
Elfdalian or Övdalian (Övdalsk or Övdalską in Elfdalian, Älvdalska or Älvdalsmål in Swedish) is a North Germanic language spoken by up to 3,000 people who live or have grown up in the parish of Älvdalen (Övdaln), which is located in the southeastern part of Älvdalen Municipality in northern Dalarna, Sweden.
Emil Janel (21 September 1897 – May 1981) was a Swedish-born, American artist.
Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390s – 4 May 1436) was a Swedish rebel leader and later statesmen.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Eric Robert Russell Linklater (8 March 1899 – 7 November 1974) was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books.
Eric of Pomerania KG (1381 or 1382 – 24 September 1459) was the ruler of the Kalmar Union from 1396 until 1439, succeeding his adoptive mother, Queen Margaret I. He is numbered Eric III as King of Norway (1389–1442), Eric VII as King of Denmark (1396–1439) and Eric XIII as King of Sweden (1396–1434, 1436–39).
An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.
Falun is a city and the seat of Falun Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 37,291 inhabitants in 2010.
Falun Mine (Swedish: Falu Gruva) was a mine in Falun, Sweden, that operated for a millennium from the 10th century to 1992.
Färnebofjärden National Park (Färnebofjärdens nationalpark) is a Swedish national park traversed by the river Dalälven, about north of Stockholm.
Fulufjället National Park (Fulufjällets nationalpark) is a national park in central Sweden.
Garpenberg is a locality situated in Hedemora Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 518 inhabitants in 2010.
is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden.
Gävleborg County (Gävleborgs län) is a county or län on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden.
Grangärde is a locality situated in Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 351 inhabitants in 2010.
Gunde Svan (born 12 January 1962 in Dala-Järna, Dalarna County) is a former Swedish cross-country skier and auto racing driver.
Karl Gunnar Myrdal (6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987) was a Swedish economist and sociologist.
Karl Gustaf Patrik de Laval (9 May 1845 – 2 February 1913) was a Swedish engineer and inventor who made important contributions to the design of steam turbines and dairy machinery.
Erik Gustaf David Norén (born 1 February 1981 in Borlänge) is a Swedish musician (vocals, guitar).
Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death in 1560, previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Riksföreståndare) from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Hamra National Park (Hamra nationalpark) is a national park in Ljusdal Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden.
The Hats (Hattarna) were a Swedish political faction active during the Age of Liberty (1719–1772).
Hälsingland, sometimes referred to as Helsingia in English, is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden.
Härjedalen (Herjedalen) is a historical province or landskap in the centre of Sweden.
Hedemora is a town in Dalarna County and the seat of Hedemora Municipality, Sweden, with 7,273 inhabitants in 2010.
The American (North and South America) horned owls and the Old World eagle-owls make up the genus Bubo, at least as traditionally described.
Husby Court District, or Husby tingslag, was a district of Dalarna in Sweden.
Hypocrisy is a death metal band formed in October 1991 in Ludvika, Sweden by Peter Tägtgren.
Jämtland County (Jämtlands län) is a county or län in the middle of Sweden consisting of the provinces of Jämtland and Härjedalen, along with minor parts of Hälsingland and Ångermanland, plus two small uninhabited strips of Lapland and Dalarna.
Jenny Margareta Kallur (born 16 February 1981) is a former Swedish track and field athlete who competed in hurdling and sprinting events.
Joacim Cans (born 19 February 1970 in Mora, Sweden) is the lead singer of HammerFall, a Swedish power metal band.
Johan Erik Forsström (1775–1824) was a Swedish pastor and naturalist from the province of Dalarna.
Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling (5 February 19119 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor.
Karl Anders "Kalle" Moraeus (born 15 July 1963 as Karl Anders Moraeus) is a Swedish musician.
The Kalmar Union or Union of Kalmaris (Danish, Norwegian and Kalmarunionen; Unio Calmariensis) was a personal union that from 1397 to 1523 joined under a single monarch the three kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden (then including most of Finland's populated areas), and Norway, together with Norway's overseas dependencies (then including Iceland, Greenland,Nominal possession, there was no European contact with the island during the Kalmar Union period the Faroe Islands and the Northern Isles).
Karin Maria Erika Park (born 6 September 1978 in Djura, Sweden), is a Swedish-Norwegian singer, songwriter, and producer.
Kopparberg is a locality and the seat of Ljusnarsberg Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden, with 4,200 inhabitants in 2015.
The lands of Sweden (Sveriges landsdelar) are three traditional parts, each consisting of several provinces, in Sweden.
Lars "Kuprik" Bäckman (born 5 June 1945) is a chef who lives in Leksand, Sweden.
Lars Arne Frölander (born 26 May 1974 in Boden) is a Swedish swimmer.
Län (Swedish) and lääni (Finnish) refer to the administrative divisions used in Sweden and previously in Finland.
Leksand is a locality and the seat of Leksand Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5,934 inhabitants in 2010.
Lima is a locality situated in Malung-Sälen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 398 inhabitants in 2010.
A hundred is a geographic division formerly used in northern Germanic countries and related colonies, which historically was used to divide a larger region into smaller administrative divisions.
Swedish Postal Codes are 5-digit codes, known in Swedish as Postnummer.
Ljusdal Municipality (Ljusdals kommun) is one of Sweden's 290 municipalities within Gävleborg County.
Ludvika is a bimunicipal city and the seat of Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County within the country of Sweden, with 14,498 inhabitants in 2010.
Malung is a locality and the seat of Malung-Sälen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5,126 inhabitants in 2010.
Mando Diao is an alternative rock band from Borlänge, Sweden.
Minnows are small freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae.
Mora is a locality and the seat of Mora Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 10,896 inhabitants in 2010.
The municipalities of Sweden (Sveriges kommuner) are its lower-level local government entities.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Erik Nicklas Lidström (born 28 April 1970) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, which he captained for the final six seasons of his career.
Nils Emanuel Karlsson (25 June 1917 – 16 June 2012), better known as Mora-Nisse, was a Swedish cross-country skier.
Nordisk familjebok (Nordic Family Book) is a Swedish encyclopedia that was published in print form between 1876 and 1957, and that is now fully available in digital form via Project Runeberg at Linköping University.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
Orsa Municipality (Orsa kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden.
Orsa is a locality and the seat of Orsa Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5,308 inhabitants (2010).
Pain (typeset as PAIN) is a musical project from Sweden that mixes heavy metal with influences from electronic music and techno.
Patrick Johansson (born March 29, 1976 in Falun, Sweden) is a Swedish drummer and the current drummer for Yngwie Malmsteen.
Peter Bjorn and John are a Swedish indie pop/rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named after the first names of the band's members: Peter Morén (vocals, guitar and harmonica), Björn Yttling (bass guitar, keyboards and vocals) and John Eriksson, known in his solo work as Hortlax Cobra (drums, percussion and vocals).
Peter Andreas Morén (born 5 May 1976 in Mora, Sweden) is a Swedish musician.
Alf Peter Tägtgren (born 3 June 1970) is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
Prince Nikolaus August of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Dalarna (24 August 1831 – 4 March 1873) was the youngest of the five children of King Oscar I of Sweden and Josephine of Leuchtenberg.
Prince Gabriel of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna (Gabriel Carl Walther; born 31 August 2017) is the second child of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.
The provinces of Sweden (Sveriges landskap) are historical, geographical and cultural regions.
Rättvik is a locality and the seat of Rättvik Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 4,686 inhabitants in 2010.
The Protestant reformation in Sweden is generally regarded as having begun in 1527 during the reign of King Gustav I of Sweden, but the process was slow and not definitely ended until the Uppsala Synod of 1593 and the following War against Sigismund, with an attempt of counter-reformation during the reign of John III (1568–1592).
Robert Nisbet Bain (1854–1909) was a British historian and linguist who worked for the British Museum.
Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter.
Runn, is a lake in Dalarna in central Sweden, between the cities of Falun and Borlänge.
Sabaton is a Swedish power metal band from Falun.
Sator is a Swedish rock band.
Sälen is a locality situated in Malung-Sälen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 652 inhabitants in 2010.
Särna is a locality situated in Älvdalen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 719 inhabitants in 2010.
Säter is a locality and the seat of Säter Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 4,429 inhabitants in 2010.
Söderbärke is a locality situated in Smedjebacken Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 924 inhabitants in 2010.
The Scandinavian Mountains or the Scandes is a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian Peninsula.
Scar Symmetry is a Swedish metal band from Avesta in Dalarna County, Sweden, formed in 2004.
Siljan, in Dalarna in central Sweden, is Sweden's sixth largest lake.
Edy Sixten Jernberg (6 February 1929 – 14 July 2012) was a Swedish cross-country skier and one of the most successful cross-country skiers of all time.
Smedjebacken is a locality and the seat of Smedjebacken Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden, with 5,100 inhabitants in 2010.
A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.
Stad (Swedish: "town; city"; plural städer) is a Swedish term that historically has used for urban centers of various sizes.
Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån, SCB) is the Swedish government agency responsible for producing official statistics regarding Sweden.
Storvätteshågna (in Sami: Gealta) is a peak of the Långfjället massif in the southern part of the Scandinavian mountain range, near Grövelsjön in Idre parish, Älvdalen Municipality.
A sulky is a lightweight cart having two wheels and a seat for the driver only but usually without a body, generally pulled by horses or dogs, and is used for harness races.
Susanna Elisabeth "Sanna" Kallur (born 16 February 1981) is a Swedish former athlete competing mainly in sprint hurdles.
Svealand, Swealand or (rarely or historically) Sweden proper is the historical core region of Sweden.
Sveg is a locality and the seat of Härjedalen Municipality in Jämtland County, Sweden with 2,547 inhabitants in 2010.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
The Swedish War of Liberation (1521–23; Befrielsekriget, "The Liberation War"), also known as Gustav Vasa's Rebellion and the Swedish War of Secession, was a rebellion and a civil war in which the Swedish nobleman Gustav Vasa successfully deposed the Danish-Norwegian king Christian II as regent of the Kalmar Union in Sweden.
Tällberg is a small village located in Leksand Municipality, Dalarna County in Sweden.
Töfsingdalen is a Swedish national park in Älvdalen Municipality, Dalarna County.
In Sweden, the area codes are, including the leading 0, two, three or four digits long, with larger towns and cities having shorter area codes permitting a larger number of telephone numbers in the eight to ten digits used (including the leading '0').
Kristian Matsson (born 30 April 1983) is a singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden, who performs under the stage name of The Tallest Man on Earth.
Tony Rickardsson svenska (born on 17 August 1970 in Avesta, Dalarna County, Sweden) is a retired Swedish motorcycle speedway rider.
Torsång is a locality situated in Borlänge Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 666 inhabitants in 2010.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
Vansbro is a locality in Dalarna and the seat of Vansbro Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden.
Vasaloppet (Swedish for 'the Vasa-race') is an annual long distance cross-country ski race held on the first Sunday of March.
is a historical province or landskap in the west of middle Sweden.
Värmland County (Värmlands län) is a county or län in west central Sweden.
Västerdalälven (Swedish: Västerdalälven) is a 300 km long river in Sweden that flows southeast through Dalarna.
Västmanland is a historical Swedish province, or landskap, in middle Sweden.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
Dalarne, Dalaskogen, Dalecarlia, Dalecarlians, Dalekarlia, Dalesmen, Daleswomen, Dalécarlie, Delecarlia, Nas Court District, Norrbaerke, Norrbaerke Court District, Norrbarke, Norrbarke Court District, Norrbärke, Norrbärke Court District, Nås Court District, Saerna Court District, Sarna Court District, Skedvi, Skedvi Grand Court District, Sundborn Court District, Särna Court District, Tuna Grand Court District, Vika Court District.