Gävle Travel Guide

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Gävle, at the southern end of the province Gästrikland is the seat of the government of Gävleborg County . It is situated on the E4 road and on the railway to north Sweden , about two hours drive north of Stockholm . It has about 92 000 inhabitants. Among the tourist attractions is the Railway Museum. There is also a prison museum. The arboretum Valls Hage with 200 species and varieties of trees is also worth a visit.

The education programs at Gävle University College emphasize environmental sustainability within both nature and human habitations. It has about 14 000 students. Noteworthy are also the symphonic orchestra and the concert hall. The amusement park and zoo Furuvik is not far from town. The ice hockey club Brynäs plays in the Swedish Elite League.

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