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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Hofors is a Swedish municipality in Gastrikland, in east central Sweden. The municipality covers and area of 411.0 square kilometers with a total population of 10624 in 5321 is male and 5303 female, with a population density of 26 inhabitants per square kilometers. The town of Hofors expanded around an iron industry in the 17th century, which eventually developed into one of Sweden's foremost ironworks. The municipality was formed in 1925, with its current borders from the 1970s. The coat of arms stem from 1968, and is derived from a map from 1539, where the town Hofors was surrounded by iron mines.
Hoforsis also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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