Kiruna

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, Troms Innset and Bardu in Norway. This road was never built, but a 25 km long track between Laimo and Salmi was built at the initiatives of the locals and finished in 1962; however, this track, called Talmavägen, is not connected to any other road. Increased communications were also beneficial for tourism. Swedish Railways had already run special trains before World War II, but started a special Dollar train in the summer


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, Serbia * WikiPedia:Kiruna Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Norrbotten_County Localities Kiruna Commons:Category:Kiruna


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, Serbia * Rovaniemi, Finland Geographical boundaries The municipalities in Sweden cover the entire territory of the nation. Unlike the USA or Canada, there are no unincorporated areas. The municipalities in the north cover large areas of sparsely populated land. Kiruna, at 19 446 km², is sometimes held to be the world's largest "city" by area, although places like La Tuque


space travel

... TERdON (User:TERdON) 02:07, 12 January 2006 (UTC) '''Space tourism''' is space travel (Human spaceflight) by individuals for the purpose of personal pleasure. The space tourism industry is being targeted by spaceports in numerous locations, including the Mojave Air and Space Port in California,


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. From time to time they have 30++ nights also. The two central bars O'learys and Caffreys can offer less crowd and a good enough environment for a beer or two after a long day. Friday and Saturday are the main days for going out, but Wednesdays ("little Saturday") can sometimes get lively as well. Go next In the mountainous areas to the west of Kiruna are several national parks e.g. Abisko. The railway to the port town of Narvik in Norway offers excellent views year-round


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reindeer dishes at the fanciest restaurants. Also salmon, moose, other fish and animals "from the wild" can be seen as specialities. * WikiPedia:Kiruna Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Norrbotten_County Localities Kiruna Commons:Category:Kiruna


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body. It is a private corporation, formed in 1988 and based in Kiruna. The company is a subsidiary of the three Swedish public service (public service broadcasting) broadcasters Sveriges Television, Sveriges Radio and Sveriges Utbildningsradio. Under Swedish law everyone who owns a television set is required to pay the licence fee, currently 2032 kronor (Swedish krona) (€ 210) per year (2008). The fee is collected by Radiotjänst but administered by Swedish government


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'' with six seats beds in each compartment and the slightly more expensive ''sovvagn'' with 2-3 (softer) beds. Cheapskates might try out ''sittvagn'', but 17 hours in a seat is not a pleasant experience. An onboard restaurant serves dinner and breakfast, it also doubles as a bar during the evening. However prices are high. Bringing your own food is allowed, but consuming alcohol is not (although the enforcement is quite lax). Due to the destruction of the town centre by spreading of mining areas


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is to be produced. Most of the buildings in Kiruna will simply be torn down and rebuilt at the target site. However, the Kiruna city hall, and the Kiruna Church, a considered architecturally highly significant buildings, will be moved. The city hall will be cut into four parts, each of which will be transported whole to the target site and reassembled there. The move will require an extremely flat and level road tens of metres wide and will be extremely slow. In June 2010 the municipal council decided that the town would be moved eastwards (to WikiPedia:Kiruna Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Norrbotten_County Localities Kiruna Commons:Category:Kiruna

Kiruna

''' ) in Norrbotten County.

The city's vicinity shares a long history with the indigenous Sami people, with evidence of at least 6000 years of settlement. The city of Kiruna was founded in 1900 and quickly became a major centre of iron ore extraction and mining industry. During World War II, large quantities of iron were transported from Kiruna by rail to the east coast, and further down to be sold to Germany.

Esrange Space Center was established in Kiruna in 1964. Also in Kiruna are the Institute of Space Physics (Institute of Space Physics (Sweden))

Kiruna is a popular travel destination for both Swedish and international tourists, mostly because of its world famous Icehotel (Icehotel (Jukkasjärvi)). The northern location makes it a good place to observe the midnight sun and northern lights (Aurora (astronomy)).

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