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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. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Gislaved Municipality is a Municipality in Jonkoping County, in southern Sweden with its seat located to the town of Gislaved. It credits itself to be cultural and highly industry dominated, as being part of the Gnosjoregion a high spirited industry area with a high employment and enterprising. The population of the city was 10,083.
The municipality has been inhabited for a long time, but without any significant urban areas. At the turn of the 19th century it contained some 700 inhabitants. With a continuous population increase it was by 1949 eligible to receive rights as a koping, comparable to town rights.
There are a total of 19 churches in the municipality, the oldest from 1350. In the small town of Burseryd is a church bell that is even older. Its inscription was made with the Futhark alphabet and reads in translation the year Anno Domine 1238 was this bell made. Bero wrote the inscription. It is today the second oldest church bell in Sweden.
There are six nature reserves in the municipality. Visiting them one may see several rare plants and animals, including the provincial flower the Twinflower, the only flower named after the botanist Carl von Linne. In the south-east part of the munipality the shores of lake Bolmen stretches, that has its main part in the Ljungby municipality. It is the tenth largest lake in Sweden and offers good possibilities to fishing, canoeing and other nature activities.

Gislaved used to have a large Tire-Factory under the same name as the town. That has recently been shut down, losing many jobs to the communist region. The Scandinavian Raceway, near Anderstorp, was built in 1968. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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