Sweden, on the Baltic
See also:coast, chief
See also:town of the
See also:district (Ian) of Blekinge, and
See also:head-quarters of the
See also:navy . Pop . (1900), 23,955 . It is pleasantly situated upon islands and the mainland, 290 M . S.S.W. of
See also:Stockholm by
See also:rail: The
See also:harbour is capacious and secure, with a sufficient
See also:depth of
See also:water for the largest vessels . It has three entrances; the
See also:principal, and the only one practicable for large vessels, is to the south of the town, and is defended by two strong forts, at Drottningskar on the
See also:island of Aspo, and on the islet of Kungsholm . The dry docks, of
See also:great extent, are cut out of the solid granite . There is slip-accommodation for large vessels .
See also:Karlskrona is the seat of the Royal
See also:Naval Society, and has a navy-
See also:arsenal and hospital, and naval and other
See also:schools .
See also:Charles XI., the founder of the town as naval headquarters (168o), is commemorated by a
See also:bronze statue (1897) . There are factories for naval equipments, galvanized
See also:metal goods,
See also:felt hats,
See also:leather and
See also:rice, and breweries and granite quarries . Exports are granite and
See also:timber; Imports,
See also:flour, provisions, hides and machinery .
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