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, an unsuspecting Norway and Sweden would be presented with a ''fait accompli''. Realizing this danger, however, and the consequent possibility of Allied or German occupation and of the war being waged on their territory, both the Swedes and the Norwegians refused to allow this proposal. Ziemke 1960, p. 67. - 1995 (1995 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships) Stockholm Gävle, Sweden style "background:#c96;" '''Bronze''' - The Sweden

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-10 accessdate 2013-03-26 For a long time Gävle consisted solely of small, low, turf (sod) or shingle (Roof shingle) roofed wooden buildings. Boat-houses lined the banks of Gavleån, Lillån, and Islandsån. Until the 18th century the town was built, as was the practice then, around the three most important buildings: the church (Church (building)), the regional palace, and the town hall. Over the last 300 years Gävle has been ablaze on three different occasions. After

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and was built in 1923. birth_date WikiPedia:Gävle Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Gävleborg County Localities Gävle commons:Gävle

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outside the county. These cities include Uppsala, Gävle, Eskilstuna, Linköping, Västerås. These train are run by SJ (SJ AB) on their own, and SJ tickets or special combination tickets called TiM (SJ+SL) are valid. The trains are run for a profit by SJ, without tax support. This is possible by having relatively expensive monthly tickets, for example about 2000 kr Stockholm-Uppsala (SL not included). In November 1974, a six-nations tournament was held in Zürich

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in meat. A varied menu with heavy focus on local produce. * WikiPedia:Gävle Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Gävleborg County Localities Gävle commons:Gävle

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in meat. A varied menu with heavy focus on local produce. * Drink Most bars clubs are within walking distance, so follow

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). The oldest settlement was called ''Gävle-ägarna'', which means "Gavel-owners". This name was shortened to ''Gävle'', then ''Gefle'', and finally ''Gävle''. Gävle is first mentioned as a town in official history books in the year 1413 but only received its official town charters in the year 1446. WikiPedia:Gävle Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Gävleborg County Localities Gävle commons:Gävle

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, as an immigrant worker frequently facing unemployment and underemployment, became a popular song writer and cartoonist for the radical union. His most famous songs include "The Preacher and the Slave", "The Tramp (The Tramp (song))", "There is Power in a Union", "The Rebel Girl (The Rebel Girl (song))", and "Casey Jones—the Union Scab", which generally express the harsh but combative life of itinerant workers, and the perceived necessity

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price content Similar to most other shopping centres but noted for being the first American-style shopping mall in Sweden, opened in 1971. Eat Gävle provides good opportunities for eating, although there are few really high-end places you will find plenty of places that will serve tasty and filling food. If you are looking for lunch there are several good options around the city square, but if you can't decide there are always the large '''food court''' located in the central

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was moved to Gävle in 1970. Gävle has a theater dating back to the 1800s. It is still used for performances today, including classic theater, opera, variety and stand-up. There is also a concert hall in Gävle which was inaugurated in 1998. It is home to the 1912 Gävle Symphony Orchestra, which principal conductor is Jaime Martín. Media ''Arbetarbladet'' and ''Gävle Dagblad'' are the two leading media outlets covering Gävle in the papers. Both have a long history dating back


'''Gävle''' is a city (Urban areas in Sweden) in Sweden, the seat of Gävle Municipality and the capital of Gävleborg County. It had 71,033 inhabitants in December 2010, which makes it the 13th most populated city in Sweden (List of cities in Sweden). It is the oldest city in the historical Norrland (Sweden's Northern Lands), having received its charter in 1446 from Christopher of Bavaria. In recent years, the city has received a lot of international attention due to its large Yule Goat figure made of straw - the Gävle Goat. The goat is erected in December each year and is subsequently, more often than not, subject to vandalisation by someone setting it on fire. The goat has now become a symbol for the city and is being used for various marketing purposes.

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