This Swedish postcard shows High Above the East Side of Stockholm. Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North which is understandable, as the city is built upon 14 islands. It is surrounded by Lake MÃ¤laren, and by the Baltic Sea.
The mixture of old and new, greenery and water, picturesque narrow streets and engaging modern broad ones provides an attractiveness you rarely meet elsewhere. Main attractions in Stockholm are:
- Drottningholm Slott
- Kungliga Slottet
The statistics are the following;
- The total area of inner Stockholm is 216 square kilometres, of which 13 percent is water.
- The population of the city of Stockholm is approximately 679,000.
- The average temperature in Stockholm is in January some -2 C (28 F), and in July some 18 Celsius (64 Farenheit)
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