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Falun Destination Guide

Touring Falun in Sweden

Falun in the region of Dalarna with its 36,477 citizens is a city located in Sweden - some 122 mi or ( 196 km ) North-West of Stockholm , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Falun

Time in Falun is now 08:07 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Stockholm " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Västerås, Uppsala, Toftbyn, Sundborn, and Stockholm. Being here already, consider visiting Västerås . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Falun ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The Sensitives - Kill You Another Day, official video

3:20 min by The Sensitives
Views: 4336 Rating: 5.00

The Sensitives - Kill You Another Day Avilable on our debut album 'Poetry As Hollow As It Can Be'! ---The International Boredom Fighting Tour 2012--- 09/21/12 Erfurt, DE 09/22/12 Klingenberg, Morellos ..

Nordic Midsummernight

1:51 min by Tor Hellberg
Views: 604 Rating: 4.75

Late night around 11pm, a few days after midsummer in Dalarna Sweden. The fog invades the small pond in the forrest landscape. The birds you hear are caracteristic for this time of the year. ..

Günter Wallraff - The Journalist Seminar in Falun

45:55 min by DalarnaUniversity
Views: 402 Rating: 5.00

Günter Wallraff visited Borlänge and Falun on 13 May, 2011. He is a legendary journalist known throughout much of the world. His method of journalism has resulted in a verb, in Swedish "att wallraffa" ..

Dalarna - Falun municycling

2:14 min by BunneNunne
Views: 261 Rating: 5.00

Some minor improvements in the cross-unicycling. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Falun Municipality

Falun Municipality (Falu kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Falun. Falun is the second biggest city and provincial capital of Dalarna County. Falun was originally famous for its copper mine. The present municipality was formed at the time of the local government reform of 1971, when the City of Falun and six surrounding rural municipalities were amalgamated.

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Located at 60.60 15.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Dalarna County, Municipalities of Sweden

Great Copper Mountain

Great Copper Mountain was a mine in Falun, Sweden, that operated for a millennium from the 10th century to 1992. It produced as much as two thirds of Europe's copper needs and helped fund many of Sweden's wars in the 17th century. Technological developments at the mine had a profound influence on mining globally for two centuries. Since 2001 it has been designated a UNESCO world heritage site as well as a museum.

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Located at 60.60 15.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Dalarna County, Copper mines in Sweden, Industry museums in Sweden, Mining museums, Museums in Dalarna County, Show mine, Surface mines in Sweden, Underground mines in Sweden, World Heritage Sites in Sweden


Dalregementet (Dalarna Regiment), designations I 13 and I 13/Fo 53, was a Swedish Army infantry regiment that traced its origins back to the 16th century. It was disbanded in 2000. The regiment's soldiers were originally recruited from the province of Dalarna, and it was later garrisoned there.

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Located at 60.61 15.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Infantry regiments of Sweden

Dalarna University College

Dalarna University is a university college (högskola) located in Falun and Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden. Dalarna University is one of Sweden’s more recent institutions of higher education, established in 1977. It is situated in Dalarna, 200 kilometres north-west of Stockholm. The college currently has about 18000 students.

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Located at 60.61 15.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Dalarna County, Educational institutions established in 1977, University colleges in Sweden


Gruvrisskolan is an elementary school located in Falun, Sweden. The school, built in 1992, was the first "F-9" (preschool to ninth grade) school in Falun. The school holds a good score in the Swedish school ranking system.

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Located at 60.58 15.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Schools in Sweden


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Falun