historical province in Sweden

Sverigekarta-Landskap Närke.svg

Närke, archaic spelling Nerike, is a province in the Svealand region in Sweden, bordering to Värmland, Västmanland, Södermanland, Östergötland and Västergötland.


Map of Närke

  • 1 Örebro , a county seat with a dominant castle.
  • 2 Kumla , known for its prison, and a shoe museum.
  • 3 Hallsberg , a rail intersection.
  • 4 Laxå  
  • 5 Askersund
  • 6 Lekeberg  

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In contrast to the surrounding forested provinces, Närke is mainly a flat farmland.

Närke belongs to Örebro County, Örebro län, together with western Västmanland and eastern Värmland.

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By trainEdit

There are direct trains from Stockholm to Örebro and more stations. Train travel from Malmö require a train change. Search and buy tickets from SJ.

Get aroundEdit

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Go and see the castle in central Örebro. It's really beautiful. It was built in the middle ages.






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