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Ljungby Municipality

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.

Ljungby Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Kronoberg County, in southern Sweden where the town Ljungby is seat with 14,500 inhabitants. Ljungby is located in what Swedes call darkest Smalandia, referring to the densely forested area and without any connection to the sea. Ljungby contains a little more of plains than average Smalandia though.
Ljungby traces its not so interesting history back to the Viking Age. Vikings follow the river Lagan and lived in its vicinity, and one of the locations was in the Ljungby municipality. In the 14th century several important medieval roads went through the municipality. In that century, an inn was established , and this was to form the center of Ljungby city. In the 19th century the area closest to the city itself consisted mostly of sand without any plants, and the government issued funds to plant trees which would tie together the sand and make it suitable for plants. Ljungby received its rights as a merchant city in 1828, and in 1936 it got its charter. According to the 2005 census, population 27,004, and density is 15 per square kilometers.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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