Borås

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accessdate September 7, 2008 WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås


speed line

21, 1979 PLACE OF BIRTH Borås, Sweden DATE OF DEATH *'''35 (Swedish national road 35)''' Linköping Trafikplats Staby ('''E4 (European route E4)''' Linköping östra) – Mörtlösarondellen *'''40 (Swedish national road 40)''' Gothenburg – Borås - Rångedala **Through Haga in Jönköping thumb 150px 40 through Borås (Image:Riksvag 40 Boras.jpg) Future There are plans to build a high-speed line between Stockholm and Gothenburg, south


huge bronze

- A renovated building that previously were used to maintain and repair locomotives. Now used for conferences and concerts. Every summer, a number of free outdoor concerts are held on the town square on Thursday evenings. The city has lately been recognized as a city of outdoor sculptures, such as ''Catafalque'' by Sean Henry (Sean Henry (artist)), Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd's knotted ''non-violence'' pistol and a huge bronze version of Pinocchio called ''Walking to Borås'' by the American pop artist Jim Dine. During the holiday All Saints (All Saints' Day) there is an annual gaming convention called Borås Spelkonvent where people, mostly youths, meet to play various board-games, Warhammer 40k and Magic: The Gathering among other games. Districts WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås


active science

vocalist of Greek descent *Kurt Pettersén, an Olympic (Olympics) champion wrestler (wrestling) *Hans Rosenfeldt, writer, creator of ''The Bridge (The Bridge (Danish Swedish TV series))'' *Christoffer Schander, biologist and active science fiction fandom science fiction fan


public building

for the ''Engelbrektskyrkan'' (Engelbrekt Church) in Stockholm (built according to the design of Lars Israel Wahlman). They were more successful in the competition for the City Court building (''rådhus'') in Borås in 1909, where they won first prize and were allowed to execute their design. Another public building designed by Tengbom in collaboration with Torulf was the new church in Arvika, completed in 1911. thumb 200px Main stand at Ryavallen. (Image:Ryavallen, main stand, january 2008.JPG) '''Ryavallen''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Borås, Sweden. From its inauguration in 1941 to 2004, it was the home of IF Elfsborg who now play at Borås Arena. During the 1958 FIFA World Cup, it hosted the matches between USSR (USSR national football team) and Austria (Austria national football team), and between England (England national football team) and Austria. '''Bäckängsgymnasiet''' is a gymnasium (gymnasium (school)) in Borås, Sweden that offers university preparatory programs in the natural and social sciences, art, and the humanities. The school was founded in 1901 as "Högre allmänna läroverket i Borås", which can be translated as "the higher education institute of Borås". '''Borås Tidning''' is the daily newspaper of Borås, Sweden. It was founded in 1826, has a circulation of about 50,000 copies and is politically conservative ("moderat"). It is owned by Gota Media AB and has Stefan Eklund as chief editor. It had two predecessors, ''Borås Weckoblad'' (1826–1833) and ''Borås Nya Tidning'' (1834–1838). It was first published as ''Borås Tidning'' in 1838. image_width 250px location Borås, Sweden date_opened 1962 '''Borås Djurpark''' is a WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås


previous record

in Borås in 1946. Svenska världsrekord He lowered the previous record by Rudolf Harbig by 0.1 sec. to 2:21.4 min. He also won a gold medal over 800 m at European Championships. - 1968 Borås 3 250 Anders Erik Olsson - Image:Old_technical_school.JPG thumb The oldest


technical research

based in the city as well. Outside the city in the industrial park of Viared, there are many companies specializing in logistics. Industries in Borås have close collaboration with the University College of Borås (Borås College) as well as the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, the largest technical research institute of Sweden, both located in Borås. Besides being the home of the official Swedish Kilogram-weight and the atomic clock that sets the national time, SP conducts various testing and research to promote consumer safety (Consumer protection). Demography WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås


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;father's death" Her parents both originate from the Karditsa region, with her father being from a nearby village, Toxias. She has a sister named Areti, known as "Rita" and a brother Konstantinos, known as "Dinos".

publisher ''Espresso News (List of newspapers in Greece)'' date 2008-02-17 language Greek accessdate 2009-07-14 Paparizou's mother had moved to Borås in 1960 and worked in factories, while during a trip back to her hometown she met Paparizou's father and they got married. The two moved to Borås in 1970. In 1985, the family moved to Greece to live in Volos with relatives because Paparizou suffered from asthma and her lungs could not endure


close collaboration

based in the city as well. Outside the city in the industrial park of Viared, there are many companies specializing in logistics. Industries in Borås have close collaboration with the University College of Borås (Borås College) as well as the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, the largest technical research institute of Sweden, both located in Borås. Besides being the home of the official Swedish Kilogram-weight and the atomic clock that sets the national time, SP conducts various testing and research to promote consumer safety (Consumer protection). Demography WikiPedia:Borås Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Västra Götaland County Localities Borås commons:Borås


founding year

school building from the founding year 1856. Among other things, the canteen is here nowadays. '''Sven Eriksonsgymnasiet''' is a gymnasium (gymnasium (school)) in Borås, Sweden, which has courses in technical sciences, economy, energy, entrepreneuring and international baccalaureate. It also has various sport courses such as football (Association football) and ice hockey. The course School of Athletics is one of few in Sweden and Sven Erikson is one of three schools

Borås

thumb DownTown Borås in winter (File:Boras.jpg) 400px thumb right none Borås circa 1700, in Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna Suecia antiqua et hodierna (File:Suecia 3-043 ; Borås.png). thumb right none A view from Krokshall square onto Caroli church, Borås Caroli church (File:Boras Krokshallstorget.jpg) with Viskan in front. '''Borås''' ( ), sometimes called "North of Venice", is a city (officially, a locality (Urban areas in Sweden)) and the seat of Borås Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 66,273 inhabitants in 2010.

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