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Varberg - Buildings in Varberg, Varberg Fortress, Varberg Church, Varberg Hospital (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Varberg - Buildings in Varberg, Varberg Fortress, Varberg Church, Varberg Hospital (Paperback): Books Llc

Varberg - Buildings in Varberg, Varberg Fortress, Varberg Church, Varberg Hospital (Paperback)

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Chapters: Buildings in Varberg, Varberg Fortress, Varberg Church, Varberg Hospital. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Varberg - Varberg is located in a terrain of hills and plains. It is largely without trees and green areas, in its place are bald rocks and sand. The Swedish authoritative author and bishop Esaias Tegnr described it in 1826 as the least appealing place in Sweden, which has later been used in the marketing of Varberg. The sandy beaches are however very popular in the summer. Another main factor in Varberg is its natural surroundings. Just a 20 minute drive inland reveals a totally different landscape. Here you will be among an enchanting landscape rolling hills with lakes and forests in contrast to the flatter coastal areas. The Hsten Hill at Varberg (1898), painting by Nils KreugerA fortress called Varberg (at that time written Wardbergh, "watch hill") was erected in the 1280-ies as a part of a chain of military establishments along the coast, and that time Danish territory. The old settlement Getakrr 1 km north of the fortress took in the middle of the 14th century a new name from the fortress. The town was moved 5 km northwards around the year 1400. It was destroyed in the beginning of the 17th century and rebuilt near the fortress. In 1645 Halland passed from Denmark to Sweden by the Treaty of Brmsebro for a period of 30 years. It had at that time about 600 inhabitants. The transfer was made permanent by the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658. The town was moved again after a fire in 1666, to the location were the city centre is today. The city was devastated by a huge fire in 1863 and was subsequently rebuilt with stone or brick houses. In 1890 the population figure had passed 4,000 and with industrialization it reached 8,500 in...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1019327

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-71376-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-71376-2
Barcode: 9781158713769

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