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Gavle

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Gavle a.k.a. Gävle is a city in Sweden, the seat of Gävle Municipality and the capital of Gävleborg County. It had 71,033 inhabitants in December 2010, which makes it the 13th most populated city in Sweden. It is the oldest city in the historical Norrland, having received its charter in 1446 from Christopher of Bavaria. In recent years, the city has received a lot of international attention due to its large Yule Goat figure made of straw - the Gävle Goat. The goat is erected in December each year and is subsequently, more often than not, subject to vandalisation by someone setting it on fire. The goat has now become a symbol for the city and is being used for various marketing purposes.

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Google previewThe Rough Guide to Barcelona (2004)

by Jules Brown

Gavle is an old city - its town charter was granted in 1446 - although this is hardly obvious from the modern, sophisticated centre, with its large squares, broad avenues and proud monumental buildings. Almost completely rebuilt after a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

Gupta and Imran All 149 Coagulation Approach to Water Treatment / Chihpin Huang and Jill Ruhsing Pan 1341 Natural Microcontaminants Removal from Drinking Water Using Activated Carbon / Gavle Newcombe and David ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1V4L1E1

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