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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.
Solvesborg is a city in Blekinge in southern Sweden, and the seat of Solvesborg Municipality. It was chartered as a city in 1445. Solvesborg Municipality, or Solvesborg kommun, is a Swedish municipality of Blekinge County in southern Sweden. It borders to Bromolla Municipality, Olofstrom Municipality and Karlshamn Municipality. The town of Solvesborg is the seat of the municipality. Of the total population of 16,500 inhabitants, approximately 7,800 inhabitants live in Solvesborg.
Solvesborg was founded in the medieval ages, between the mountains Ryssbergen and a bay to the east. Its history is marked by its location on the main road connecting the then Danish districts of Skane and Blekinge, therefore a fortress was built for protection. In its vicinity, Solvesborg became a city for trade. The ruins of the fortress still stand magnificent outside Solvesborg and can be visited. In 1985, SR International, Radio Sweden established a powerful medium-wave radio transmission facility at Solvesborg. Broadcasting international programming to a large area of Europe, its twin antenna towers, located some 10 kilometers from the town of Solvesborg itself, are notable local landmarks.
The Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, bordered by Norway in the west, Finland in the northeast, the Skagerrak Strait and the Kattegat Strait in the southwest, and the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia in the east. Its inland consists mostly of forests. The country has large natural resources of water, timber, and iron ore.

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