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Sundsvall was founded in 1621 west of the current position. In 1649 to 1650 during the reign of Queen Kristina the town was ordered to move closer to the mouth of the river Selånger. This was because the river carried to much sediments and shipping was not longer possible. The town was granted its town charter in 1684 and so it could develop to a commercial town. The town became the centre of one of Sweden's largest timber production areas. Today, Sundsvall has 95.000 residents.

  • Last visit to Sundsvall: Sep 2003
  • Intro Updated Mar 6, 2004
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  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2004 at 10:36 AM

    Elvis is still alive - great shot! Beautiful page!

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2004 at 5:16 AM

    Elvis and Nessie both live on Sundsvall now? I heard Jim Morrison lives there too!! It must be a great place!!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2004 at 7:50 AM

    Elvis still alive and living in Sweden!! Fantastic page!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2004 at 9:50 AM

    Nessie and Elvis in ONE town? I must go there as soon as possible! Nice little page, Christian!

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