In the foothills of Emtlandskogo ridge of hills covered with pine trees on the shores of the lake stretches Storsjo Ostersund, the administrative center of the district.

Östersund is situated in the inner part of Scandinavia and the Sundsvall area bordered by the eastern coast of Sweden, and Trondheim area on the west coast Norwegian Sea. Östersund is situated in the heart of Scandinavia, in central Sweden, in the center Emtland county and municipality in the center of Ostersund. At its core is the center of Ostersund Sweden

The population of the city - more than 60,000 people.

In the west, the city is connected by a bridge to the island of Fres length of 9 kilometers and a width of 4 kilometers.

The highest point of the island (441 meter) watch tower is crowned.

Östersund was founded in 1789 by Gustav III.

Located on an elevated area of ​​the home Stortorget, a charming place with a paved road, old street lamps, fountains and white benches.
Some streets descend to the lake.

Shops are concentrated in the streets and Plastgatan Storgatan, in the pedestrian zone.

One-and two-storey houses of pink, cream, beige and orange are typical of the architecture of the early 20th century.

The city has a university (Tsentralnoshvedsky University) with a capacity of approximately 15,000 students on three campuses.

The busy day, the streets are completely deserted after the closure of stores at 6 pm.

Ostersund is a winter sports center with a modern ski stadium for cross-country skiing cross country skiing and trail located directly in the city. Östersund has also taken several world championships in various winter sports


Герб города Эстерсунд. Швеция

Фото 1. Город Эстерсунд. Швеция

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Фото 3. Площадь Stortorget. Город Эстерсунд. Швеция

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