Mesmerizing Colorful Places around the World

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries, Stockholms’ location appears in Norse sagas as Agnafit, and in Heimskringla in connection with the legendary king Agne. The earliest written mention of the name Stockholm dates from 1252, by which time the mines in Bergslagen made it an important site in the iron trade. Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden.