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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 [......]


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 [......]

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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.

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 [......]