Lund Sweden map
Map of lund Sweden. Lund Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to print. Lund Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to download. Lund, city, Skåne län (county), southern Sweden, northeast of Malmö as its shown in lund Sweden map. It was founded about 990 and became the seat of a bishopric in 1060 and the seat of the archbishop of all Scandinavia in 1103; today it is the seat of a Lutheran bishopric. After Sigtuna, Lund is Sweden second oldest town. During the Middle Ages it played an important part in Danish affairs. It was reduced in importance after the Reformation and the Swedish conquest in 1658 but developed rapidly after 1850.
The city centre of Lund is dominated by the 12th-century Romanesque cathedral, and several examples of medieval streets and architecture have survived. Among the city museums are the Cultural History Museum, the Archives of Decorative Art, and the Art Exhibition Hall. Known as the cultural centre of southern Sweden, Lund has the second oldest university in Sweden, founded in 1666 by Charles XI as its mentioned in lund Sweden map. The various educational institutions and hospitals of the city employ a considerable part of the population, but there are also important industries, including packaging, pharmaceuticals, and the manufacture of food-processing and medical equipment. Pop. (2005 est.) mun., 102,257.
As one of the oldest cities in Sweden dating back to 990 as you can see in lund Sweden map, Lund is a city of contrasts where 1,000 years of history blend with modern knowledge and ideas. In Lund, you find the charm of a small picturesque, cobble-stoned city, side-by side with big city attractions such as services, shopping, restaurants and cultural events. In the surroundings of Lund there are delightful hiking trails, castles and other interesting sights that you should not miss. The University is a strong influence on Lund city, and several university buildings are located in the heart of the city. The combination of businesses, students and researchers from around the world has given birth to Lund's unique character as a city of strong research-based global industries.