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01-19-2013, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by B Boarding View Post
Stockholm is a capital and therefore the political power is situated here. That brings a more international atmosphere to the city and it also carries the most of Sweden's cultural heritage and institutions. Therefore it's not too strange to suggest that it's at least the center of Sweden, albeit perhaps not the world :-) But it's importance on the international stage is however bigger than it's size, as it's in the frontline in several businesses like advertising, IT and medicine.

I've lived four years in Gothenburg and can compare that city to Stockholm. And Gothenburg falls flat on it's ass on almost every category. They do have a very good music scene, just as Stockholm does. They also have good sports traditions in for example handball and football as well.
Hehe, funny you should say that because one could easily say that Gothenburg is importance on the international stage too is much larger than its size. And could argue that it's on par with and even ahead of Stockholm in advertising and medicine.

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