|Province (län):||Blekinge län|
|Historical Province (landskap):||Blekinge|
|SCB code :||2680|
|Residents :||36,477 (December 31, 2015)|
|Area :||21 km²|
|Population density :||1737 inhabitants / km²|
|Telephone code :||0455|
|Postal code :||371 02 - 371 55,
371 70 - 371 93
|List of perpetrators in Blekinge County|
Karlskrona is a port city in the southern Swedish province of Blekinge län and the historic province of Blekinge . The city on the Baltic Sea is the capital of the municipality of the same name and is known as a baroque city .
Karlskrona was originally built on more than 30 islands and islets, which still affects the cityscape today.
World heritage sites
The houses built when the city was founded in the 17th and early 18th centuries are still standing today. The Fredrikskyrkan goes back to the architect Nicodemus Tessin the Younger . The foundation stone of the church was laid in 1720, the inauguration in 1744. As the architect was influenced by European architectural styles of his time, the style in yellow and the decorations of the church deviate from the usual style of Swedish churches.
The Trefaldighetskyrkan , also built by Nicodemus Tessin the Younger , the town hall and the Vattenborgen water reservoir in the style of a castle are also located on the central square ( Stortorget ).
The Admiralty Church, built in 1697, is the largest wooden church in Sweden.
World Heritage Sites that are not on the main island
A bridge leads to the eastern island of Stumholmen. There were several handicraft factories on the island to supply the naval base. There is also a no longer operating prison on Stumholmen, the naval museum and the Kungshall bastion, from which salutes are shot on festive occasions.
Economy and Infrastructure
The naval base is one of the largest employers. By Marine Karlskrona has from inception and shipyards for naval construction , the Company today Kockums belong. Another focus is software development and electronics construction.
Resident companies (selection)
- Dynapac - construction machinery
- Ericsson - Mobile Phone Development, Research & Development Center
- Flextronics - Electronics and PCB manufacturing
- Kockums - Warship building (including Visby class )
- Telenor - communication services
- NKT - cable manufacture
The local club Flottans IF Karlskrona was the Swedish handball champion in 1932. The ice hockey club Karlskrona HK plays in the second highest division, HockeyAllsvenskan . The local football club is called Karlskrona AIF .
The city is described in the ninth chapter of the novel The Wonderful Journey of Little Nils Holgersson with the Wild Geese by Selma Lagerlöf .
sons and daughters of the town
- Magnus F. Andersson (* 1953), composer and trombonist
- Theodor Ankarcrona (1687–1750), admiral
- Mikael Antonsson (* 1981), football player
- Gustaf Johan Billberg (1772–1844), zoologist, botanist and anatomist
- Oliver Ekman Larsson (born 1991), ice hockey player
- Horace Engdahl (* 1948), literary scholar, critic, essayist and translator
- Jonathan Ericsson (born 1984), ice hockey player
- Katarina Ewerlöf (* 1959), actress
- Peter Jablonski (* 1971), pianist
- Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767–1813), natural scientist and chemist
- Adam Grahn (* 1984), singer
- Tobias Grahn (* 1980), soccer player
- Tobias Karlsson (* 1981), handball player
- Joel Kellman (born 1994), ice hockey player
- Amanda Kurtović (* 1991), Norwegian handball player
- Sven Lidman (1882–1960), writer
- Julia Lindholm (* 1994), singer
- Katarina Mazetti (* 1944), radio journalist, columnist and writer
- Clara Nordström (1886–1962), writer and translator
- Axel Fredrik Palander (1802–1857), captain
- Anders Paulrud (1951–2008), journalist and author
- Bent Persson (* 1947), jazz musician
- Berndt-Otto Rehbinder (1918–1974), fencer
- Harry Rosenswärd (1882–1965), regatta sailor
- Roland Sandberg (* 1946), football player
- Bertram Schmiterlöw (1920–2002), painter, graphic artist, draftsman and sculptor
- Richard Sjöberg (1890–1960), track and field athlete
- Diedrich Heinrich Taube von Odenkat (1711–1781), Landshövding and admiral
- Jan Thörnqvist (* 1959), Rear Admiral, since 2011 the commander of the Swedish Navy
- Nell Walden (1887–1975), Swedish-Swiss painter, writer and art collector
- Rosa Warrens (1821–1878), Swedish-German poet and translator
There are five twin cities :
|Rostock||Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany||2000|
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- Statistiska centralbyrån : Land area per Tatort, folkmängd and invånare per square kilometer. Vart femte år 1960 - 2015 (database query)
- Vänorter och Nätverk - Karlskrona.se. Retrieved January 21, 2019 .