Karlskrona Sweden map
Map of Karlskrona Sweden. Karlskrona Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to print. Karlskrona Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to download. Karlskrona, town and port, capital of the län (county) of Blekinge, southern Sweden, on the Baltic coast as its shown in Karlskrona Sweden map. Founded by Charles XI in 1680 as a Baltic base, it has been Sweden chief naval base ever since. Karlskrona was carefully planned as a city that would reflect Sweden grandeur, and it remains an outstanding example of town planning in the Renaissance style. Among the notable buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries is the Admiralty Church (1685), the town oldest building and the largest wooden church in Sweden. Karlskrona grew rapidly, and in the mid-18th century it became Sweden second largest city. Following a fire in 1790, it experienced economic stagnation and never regained its previous prominence. The fishing harbour is among the largest in Sweden. Other industries include shipbuilding and telecommunications.
Karlskrona is a unique and exciting world heritage environment, where people come to meet, relax and be inspired. In Karlskrona, the distance is short between sights, and the city center is situated 6 km out in the archipelago as its mentioned in Karlskrona Sweden map. Here you will find exciting places to visit, nice shopping, cosy cafés and restaurants - and the sea is ever present. Discover new islands every day. Take the archipelago boat and explore exciting places together with the family. Karlskrona is truely the sunniest city in Sweden.