Kiruna, Sweden

Om Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. It had 18,148 inhabitants in 2010 and is the seat of Kiruna Municipality in Norrbotten County.Esrange Space Center was established in Kiruna in the 1960s. Also in Kiruna are the Institute of Space Physics and the Department of Space Science belonging to Luleå University of Technology.HistoryOriginsArcheological findings have shown that the region around Kiruna has been inhabited for at least 6,000 years.Centuries ...

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