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Kungsholmen

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Kungsholmen is an island in Lake Mälaren in Sweden, part of central Stockholm. [1]

60 relations: Alfa Laval, Art Deco, Barnhusbron, Blekholmsbron, Brickyard, Bromma, Christina, Queen of Sweden, Dagens Nyheter Tower, Ekelundsbron, Essingeleden, Factory, Fee tail, Franciscans, Fredhällsbron, Functionalism (architecture), Geography of Stockholm, Grey Friar's Abbey, Stockholm, Guild, Gustav I of Sweden, History of Stockholm, Hospital, Island, John III of Sweden, Klarabergsviadukten, Kristineberg Palace, Kristineberg, Stockholm, Kungsbron, Lilla Essingen, Marieberg, Stockholm, Mariebergsbron, Mälaren, Norr Mälarstrand, Norrmalm, Parish, Population growth, Porcelain, Ragnar Östberg, Rådhuset metro station, Reformation in Sweden, Riddarfjärden, Saint Göran Hospital, Samuel Owen, Sankt Eriksbron, Södermalm, Solna Municipality, Stadshagen, Stadshusbron, Stockholm, Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm Court House, ..., Stockholm metro, Sweden, Swedish Empire, Tax exemption, Thirty Years' War, Tranebergsbron, Uppland, Vällingby, Västerås, Västerbron. Expand index (10 more) »

Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval AB is a Swedish company, founded in 1883 by Gustaf de Laval and Oscar Lamm.

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Art Deco

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.

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Barnhusbron

Barnhusbron (Swedish: "The Orphanage Bridge") is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Blekholmsbron

Blekholmsbron (Swedish: "Bridge of Bleaching Islet") is a pedestrian bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Brickyard

A brickyard, or brickfield, is a place or yard where the earthen building material called bricks are made, fired, and stored, or sometimes sold or otherwise distributed from.

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Bromma

Bromma is a borough (stadsdelsområde) in the western part of Stockholm, Sweden, forming part of the Stockholm Municipality.

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Christina, Queen of Sweden

Christina (– 19 April 1689) reigned as Queen of Sweden from 1632 until her abdication in 1654.

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Dagens Nyheter Tower

The Dagens Nyheter Tower, called DN-Skrapan (DN-Skyscraper) in Sweden, is an office building in the Kungsholmen district of Stockholm, Sweden.

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Ekelundsbron

Ekelundsbron (Swedish: "The Ekelund Bridge") is a bridge in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Essingeleden

Essingeleden is a motorway that goes from Solna to Stockholm, Sweden, crossing the westmost parts of central Stockholm, by going over Kungsholmen, Lilla Essingen, and Stora Essingen.

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Factory

A factory or manufacturing plant is an industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another.

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Fee tail

In English common law, fee tail or entail is a form of trust established by deed or settlement which restricts the sale or inheritance of an estate in real property and prevents the property from being sold, devised by will, or otherwise alienated by the tenant-in-possession, and instead causes it to pass automatically by operation of law to an heir pre-determined by the settlement deed.

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Franciscans

The Franciscans are a group of related mendicant religious orders within the Catholic Church, founded in 1209 by Saint Francis of Assisi.

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Fredhällsbron

Fredhällsbron (The Fredhäll Bridge) is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Functionalism (architecture)

In architecture, functionalism is the principle that buildings should be designed based solely on the purpose and function of the building.

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Geography of Stockholm

The City of Stockholm is situated on fourteen islands and on the banks to the archipelago where Lake Mälaren meets the Baltic Sea.

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Grey Friar's Abbey, Stockholm

The Grey Friar's Abbey (Swedish: Gråmunkeklostret) on the island of Riddarholmen in Stockholm was a monastery for males of the Franciscan Order, in operation from 1270 until the Swedish Reformation of 1527.

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Guild

A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.

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Gustav I of Sweden

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.

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History of Stockholm

The history of Stockholm, capital of Sweden, for many centuries coincided with the development of what is today known as Gamla stan, the Stockholm Old Town.

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Hospital

A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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John III of Sweden

John III (Johan III, Juhana III) (20 December 1537 – 17 November 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death.

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Klarabergsviadukten

Klarabergsviadukten (Swedish: "The Viaduct of Hill of St Clare") is a reinforced concrete bridge and a viaduct in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Kristineberg Palace

Kristineberg Palace in Kungsholmen, Stockholm was built around 1750 for the businessman R. Schröder.

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Kristineberg, Stockholm

Kristineberg is a residential area of Kungsholmen, Stockholm.

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Kungsbron

Kungsbron (Swedish: "King's Bridge") is a double bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Lilla Essingen

Lilla Essingen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden, next to the larger neighbouring island Stora Essingen.

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Marieberg, Stockholm

Marieberg is a district in Kungsholmen borough in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Mariebergsbron

Mariebergsbron (Swedish: "The Marieberg Bridge") is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Mälaren

Mälaren, historically referred to as Lake Malar in English, is the third-largest freshwater lake in Sweden (after Vänern and Vättern).

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Norr Mälarstrand

Norr Mälarstrand (Swedish for "Northern Shore of Mälaren") is a street on Kungsholmen in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Norrmalm

Norrmalm is a city district in Stockholm, part of the larger Norrmalm borough.

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Parish

A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.

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Population growth

In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.

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Porcelain

Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between.

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Ragnar Östberg

Ragnar Östberg (14 July 1866 – 5 February 1945) was a Swedish architect who is best known for designing Stockholm City Hall.

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Rådhuset metro station

Rådhuset (Court House) is a rapid transit station in Kungsholmen in central Stockholm, part of the Stockholm metro.

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Reformation in Sweden

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).

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Riddarfjärden

Riddarfjärden ("The Knight Firth") is the easternmost bay of Lake Mälaren in central Stockholm.

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Saint Göran Hospital

Saint Göran Hospital (Swedish: Sankt Görans sjukhus) is a hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Samuel Owen

Samuel Owen, (born 12 May 1774 in Norton in Hales, Shropshire, England – died 15 February 1854 in Stockholm, Sweden), was a British-Swedish engineer, inventor and industrialist.

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Sankt Eriksbron

Sankt Eriksbron (English: "The St Eric Bridge") is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Södermalm

Södermalm, often shortened to “Söder” (Swedish for “south”), is a district and island in central Stockholm.

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Solna Municipality

Solna Municipality (Solna kommun or stad) is a municipality in Stockholm County in south-east Sweden, located just north of the Stockholm City Centre.

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Stadshagen

Stadshagen is a district in Stockholm, in the northwest part of Kungsholmen.

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Stadshusbron

Stadshusbron (Swedish: "The City Hall Bridge"), formerly known as Nya Kungsholmsbron ("The New Kungsholm Bridge") is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden located just north of the Stockholm City Hall.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stockholm City Hall

The Stockholm City Hall (Stockholms stadshus or Stadshuset locally) is the building of the Municipal Council for the City of Stockholm in Sweden.

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Stockholm Court House

The Stockholm Court House (Stockholms rådhus) is situated on Kungsholmen in Central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Stockholm metro

The Stockholm metro (Stockholms tunnelbana, literally: Stockholm's Tunnel Rail) is a metro system in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish Empire

The Swedish Empire (Stormaktstiden, "Great Power Era") was a European great power that exercised territorial control over much of the Baltic region during the 17th and early 18th centuries.

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Tax exemption

Tax exemption is a monetary exemption which reduces taxable income.

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Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.

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Tranebergsbron

Tranebergsbron (Swedish: "The Traneberg Bridge") is a double arch bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Uppland

Uppland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital.

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Vällingby

Vällingby is a suburban district in Västerort in the western part of Stockholm Municipality, Sweden.

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Västerås

Västerås is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some west of Stockholm.

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Västerbron

Västerbron (The Western Bridge) is an arch bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kungsholmen

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