Infos about the region Närke
Närke, which is the smallest province in Svealand and located in the interior of the country borders to Västergötland, Värmland, Västmanland, Södermanland and Östergötland. Almost the entire Närke belongs to the Örebro county whose county seat is also Örebro province's largest city. It is believed that the province was populated as early as after the last Ice Age. If you're interested in history you will here find many ancient monuments such as stone circles and even runstones. Vättern is Närkes largest lake, before Hjälmaren and Skagen. These lakes are not solely located in Närke, but also in neighbouring provinces. Well worth a visit is the beautiful city of Örebro, which is currently the sixth largest in the country with around 110,000 inhabitants. The population is increasing and the forecast says that it will be on place five in 2015 if it continues. Örebro is a popular university city and culturally interesting. Through the city flows the river Svartån and on one island the beautiful Örebro Castle is located. Welcome to Närke and experience both urban and natural experiences!