Gällivare

What is Gällivare known for?


single track

transport railway line in Narvik, Norway. It runs from the Port of Narvik to Riksgränsen on the Norway–Sweden border, where the line continues as the Ore Line (Malmbanan) via Kiruna and Gällivare to Luleå. The Ofoten Line is single track (single track (rail)), electrified at Wikipedia:Gällivare


translations

each year from different countries. Different branches publish their newspapers and magazines. In Finland, the Bible version used by Laestadians is the Finnish Bible of 1776 (Bible translations (Finnish) ) which, unlike newer translations, is based on the Textus Receptus. American and Canadian Laestadianism uses the King James Version, based as well on the Textus Receptus. . ref


knowledge

two squadrons of F-16 (General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon) fighters stationed at Bodø Airport, and all its P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft stationed at Andøya Air Station. The decommissioning of closing military bases has led to a regional shift towards a new knowledge based economy. Therefore, Narvik was founded as an all-year ice free port for the Kiruna and Gällivare iron mines (mining). During the construction of the railway, the coming port was called

. People with Meänkieli-speaking roots are often referred to as Tornedalians although the Finnish-speaking part of Norrbotten is a far larger area than the Tornio (Meänkieli and Finnish name for Torne) river valley; judging by the names of towns and places, it stretches as far west as the city of Gällivare. Today Meänkieli is declining as an active language. Few of the young people in the region speak Meänkieli as part of daily life, though many have passive knowledge of the language from

knowledge among average Swedes regarding the existence of this Finnish-speaking minority. Since the 1980s, people who speak Meänkieli have become more aware of the importance of the language as a marker of identity that one should not be ashamed of. Today, grammar books are being written in Meänkieli, as such, the Bible is being translated into Meänkieli; there is drama performed in Meänkieli and some TV programs are being made in Meänkieli – ironically at a time where the number of people who do speak


close ties

''Victoriahavn'' (Victoria harbour) until 1898, when the name was changed to Narvik. The town was officially founded in 1902. Ofotbanen (Ofot Line) is the railroad connecting Narvik to Kiruna in Sweden, passing through the mountains dividing the two countries. Locals use the Swedish (Swedish language) slang words ''morsan'' (mother) and ''farsan'' (father), a testimony to the close ties with Sweden. Image:Wimme Saari.jpg Wimme Saari, a Sami joiker (yoik) from Kelottijärvi


main production

train operators in Sweden who also run trains of a similar type. Only SJ, however, uses the name "InterCity". LKAB’s chief assets are among the magnetite orefields of northern Sweden. Its corporate headquarters are in Luleå and the main production sites are in Kiruna (Kiruna Municipality) and Malmberget, close to Gällivare. The ore is partially processed on site, and is transported by freight train on Malmbanan to either Narvik or Luleå depending on final destination. left frame Iron ore is extracted in Kiruna (Image:Map of Malmbanan (section).png), Svappavaara and Malmberget (outside of Gällivare), and brought by rail to the harbours of Luleå and Narvik. Wikipedia:Gällivare


defensive line

Wikipedia:Gällivare


passing close

route E10 E10 road, connecting Luleå with Norway and passing close by Gällivare (south of Kiruna) and Narvik (on the Norwegian coast). A short road connects to Kurravaara at the Torne river and ends there. Another road connects Kiruna with Nikkaluokta close to Kebnekaise and is used by tourists to get to the mountains. It also passes by or nearby several villages in the Kalix river valley. The central activities of Laestadians are haps (gatherings of teenagers and young


version based

each year from different countries. Different branches publish their newspapers and magazines. In Finland, the Bible version used by Laestadians is the Finnish Bible of 1776 (Bible translations (Finnish) ) which, unlike newer translations, is based on the Textus Receptus. American and Canadian Laestadianism uses the King James Version, based as well on the Textus Receptus. . ref


popular starting

content Regional buses within the municipality, including many of the villages, the national parks, as well as neighboring cities. See Do * The '''Laponia''' national park system extends into Gällivare municipality and the town of Gällivare is a popular transfer point for travels up to the mountainous national parks. Popular starting points for hiking trips include, but are not limited to, Stora Sjöfallet and Ritsem. Bus connections are available all year round. * Wikipedia:Gällivare


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Gällivare

'''Gällivare''' ( ) is a locality (urban areas of Sweden) and the seat of Gällivare Municipality in Norrbotten County, province (provinces of Sweden) of Lapland (Lapland, Sweden), Sweden with 8,449 inhabitants in 2010. The town was founded in the 17th century. Together with nearby towns Malmberget and Koskullskulle it forms a conurbation with some 15,000 inhabitants.

Gällivare is situated at the northern end of the Inlandsbanan railway line, just about 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. Gällivare is located in a major iron ore mining region. Adjacent to Gällivare (about five kilometres) is Malmberget, known as a site for iron ore extraction from deep mine (mining)s by LKAB.

Outside Gällivare lies the ski (skiing) resort Dundret, which is equipped with six ski lifts and ten groomed slopes along with a conference center and hotel. The ski season stretches from the end of October all the way into early May. The town has been host for several World Cup skiing events, both alpine and cross-country.

Gällivare is the central place for the Firstborn Laestadian (The Firstborn Laestadianism) movement.

It was the host town for the 2008 VIVA World Cup.

Gällivare is twinned with Barga in Tuscany, Italy.

Gällivare was the filming spot for Avicii's (Avicii) single Addicted To you (Addicted to You (Avicii song)).

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