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Active Citizenship and participatory democracy are key concepts when it comes to making society function efficiently in the 21st century. A modern representative democracy is based on the rule of law, the delegation of limited powers through elections and the direct ... Read more »


Huddinge is the second largest municipality in the county, located in the South of Stockholm City. With over 106,000 residents, Huddinge is in a unique position in terms of its proximity to the heart of the capital and its access to extensive, easily accessible nature areas.     Besides a fantastic countryside, Huddinge also has a wealth of cultural and leisure activities to offer. We have modern sports facilities, popular cultural events, a vibrant recreational scene and plenty of meeting places for young and old. This combination appeals to many, and is one of the reasons why Huddinge is developing and expanding at a rapid pace.


Sundbyberg is the most densely populated municipality in the country and yet, it is near to green areas, lakes, parks and enchanting cafés. Our modern office buildings with their fibre-optic networks, share the same area as restaurants and wooden manors from the ... Read more »

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Södermöre municipal district Kalmar

Södermöre is a single municipal district within the municipality of Kalmar. It has a rich natural and cultural environments.

The population of Södermöre is steadily growing because of increased immigration from families. The Södermöre municipal district ... Read more »