Skiurlaub- günstig mit FeWo-direkt
     
Hotelsuche in 
 

Karlskoga

Sweden, Karlskoga
Von Wikipedia - die freie Nachrichtenenzyklopädie   auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  

"Karlskoga" is a locality and the seat of Karlskoga Municipality in , Sweden with 27,500 inhabitants in 2005.

eograph
It is located at the northern shore of lake Möckeln, and the small settlement was initially called "Möckelns bodar". The name Karlskoga is derived from Charles ("Karl") IX, with "skog" meaning woods.

istor
The parish of Karlskoga was established in 1586 and a wooden church was soon built. In the 17th century fourteen small iron works and eight waterdriven hammers for bar iron were established. Most of these were still operating in the 1860s, but the dominating iron works was the one in nearby Bofors. In 1871, Bofors produced 6,124 metric tons of iron, more than any other plant in Sweden. In 1882, Karlskoga parish ("socken") had 11,184 inhabitants.

The town of Karlskoga has evolved around Bofors, which in late 19th century transformed from iron works to a manufacturer of cannon and in the 20th century a more diversified defence industry. The most famous owner of Bofors was Alfred Nobel who owned the company from 1894 until his death in December 1896. He had the key role in reshaping the iron manufacturer to a modern cannon manufacturer and chemical industry. During the summers of 1894–1896 he also lived in the manor house Björkborn. Even though he died in his villa in Sanremo, Italy and had a home in Paris, France it was decided that his residence was at Björkborn in Karlskoga. Because of that it was here his famous testament that was written in Paris 1895 was legally registered, which eventually made it possible to establish the Nobel Prize.

In 1940 the town of Karlskoga and the surrounding area (the same territory as today"s Karlskoga Municipality) got the formal title of a city ("stad"). Since 1971 this term has no legal meaning and only the built-up area is considered a "de facto" city.

References







Category:Municipal seats of
Category:Swedish municipal seats
Category:Cities, towns and villages in
Category:Karlskoga Municipality

ar:كارلس كوغا
bg:Карлскуга
da:Karlskoga
de:Karlskoga
eo:Karlskoga
fr:Karlskoga
nl:Karlskoga (stad)
no:Karlskoga
pl:Karlskoga
pt:Karlskoga
ro:Karlskoga
sv:Karlskoga
tr:Karlskoga
zh:卡尔斯库加
Dieser Artikel stammt aus der freien Enzyklopädie Wikipedia und kann dort bearbeitet werden. Der Text ist unter der Lizenz Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike verfügbar. Fassung vom 29.06.2022 21:23 von den Wikipedia-Autoren.
Overview
 

 

Kommentare zu diesem Artikel
 
Neuer Kommentar
Name *
Email * (wird nicht öffentlich angezeigt)
Kommentar
* Pflichtangaben
 
Diesen Artikel empfehlen

Absender Empfänger Nachricht (optional)
Name
E-Mail

Name
E-Mail
   
 
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Reiseportal
 
REISEPORTAL
In the last century, the population of nearby municipalities in Stockholm County has become relevant to mention as well as the population of Stockholm Municipality, as many municipalities form part of the Stockholm urban area and as such are often
In the last century, the population of nearby municipalities in Stockholm County has become relevant to mention as well as the population of Stockholm Municipality, as many municipalities form part of the Stockholm urban area and as such are often
"Uppsala" (; older spelling "Upsala") is the capital of ("Uppsala län") and the fourth largest city of Sweden with 144,839 inhabitants.Located about 70 km north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala municipality
"Uppsala" (; older spelling "Upsala") is the capital of ("Uppsala län") and the fourth largest city of Sweden with 144,839 inhabitants.Located about 70 km north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala municipality
"Uppsala" (; older spelling "Upsala") is the capital of ("Uppsala län") and the fourth largest city of Sweden with 144,839 inhabitants.Located about 70 km north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala municipality
"Uppsala" (; older spelling "Upsala") is the capital of ("Uppsala län") and the fourth largest city of Sweden with 144,839 inhabitants.Located about 70 km north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala municipality
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Nachrichtenportal
 
NACHRICHTEN
There comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to address the age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child, it’s easy to pick all the awesome jobs such as the president, an astronaut, or a rock star. However,
Einer der ältesten Nationalparks Europas soll frei von neuen Staudämmen bleiben. 97.804 Menschen unterzeichneten ein Protestschreiben gegen den geplanten Bau zweier großer Wasserkraftwerke im Mavrovo Nationalpark in Mazedonien, das heute dem
Greece's parliament on Tuesday said it will move ahead with a renewed demand to pursue World War II reparations from Germany. Speaking in parliament, leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said it was a moral obligation for Greece to seek war
A new sleek skyscraper complex on the bank of the Main River that runs through Frankfurt will be the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB). Frankfurt (dpa) - The new headquarters, constructed at the site of an old wholesale fruit and
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday in an effort to boost economic cooperation, investment and trade relations between the two countries. Athens (dpa) - Ahead
The threat of terrorist attacks in the European Union remains high, the head of the bloc's law-enforcement agency said Tuesday, warning of the dangers posed by the Islamic State extremist militia and the al-Qaeda terrorist group. Brussels (dpa) -
Wetter

Stockholm


(29.06.2022 21:23)

-12 / -7 °C


30.06.2022
-6 / -1 °C
01.07.2022
-4 / -2 °C
powered by wetter.com
Stock News

Ecken
LÄNDER
STÄDTE
EUROPA-TOUREN

Agenda - The Week Ahea ...
Agenda - The Week Ahea ...

Afghan Farah Governor ...
Ministry Warns Cinema ...

How Short Attention Sp ...
Puigdemont won't seek ...

URGENT: Norway's Bjoe ...
China highlights Beiji ...

© europe online publishing house GmbH, Weiden, Germany, info@europeonline-magazine.eu | Impressum