City Facts - Gothenburg
Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city, and spoils its
visitors with all range of attractions and natural delights. It has a population
of more than 580,000, and is home to several top universities. Originally Göteborg,
it’s located on Sweden’s West Coast and between the cities Copenhagen and Oslo.
An important trade and shipping centre, Gothenburg boasts
the largest harbour in Scandinavia. Its other key sectors are manufacturing,
banking, tourism, finance. Famous companies with operations in Gothenburg
include Ericsson, Volvo and SKF.
The city has an extensive tram network, and operates a
number of public trains and buses, with Gothenburg Central Station being one of
its key transportation hubs. Göteborg Landvetter is its main airport, and is
located just 12 miles from the city centre. It operates both international and
domestic flights, and is served by Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair, amongst
Its points of interest range from beautiful green spaces
like Slottsskogen and Delsjon, to speciality museums such as Aeroseum, Martiman
and Roda Sten Konsthall. It also plays host to a number of great events
throughout the year including the Gothenburg Film Festival.
Gothenburg offers many great SilverDoor serviced apartments
from a number of different providers.