Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 960,031 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea.Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago.
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(PART 1/3) ‘ class=’alignleft’>Västerås is one of the oldest cities in Sweden and Northern Europe. The name originates from Västra Aros (West Aros), which refers to the river mouth of Svartån.The area has been populated since the Nordic Viking Age, before 1000 AD.In the beginning of the 11th century it was the second largest city in Sweden, and by the 12th century had become the seat of the bishop.