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Some short information about the history of Stockholm..

I figured it was time to present some facts about Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.

Stockholm, capital of Sweden

Stockholm is an old town, that’s for sure.. The following short time line of the history of Stockholm is largely based on information from the county of Stockholm.

Stockholm in the 15th century

At this time Stockholm was a city with a population of roughly 6000 people. The city reminded a lot the typical Hanseatic city with the city center consisting of a big square and the city council building. Back in those days, a new defensive wall was being erected in what is today known as “old town”. There was already a wall, of course, but this new one [...]