|Tiveden National Park|
The Junker Jägare's stone in Tiveden: a boulder 15 metres (49 ft) tall.
|Location||Västra Götaland and Örebro counties, Sweden|
|Area||2,030 hectares (5,000 acres) of which 1,800 hectares (4,400 acres) land|
Tiveden National Park (Swedish: Tivedens nationalpark) is a national park situated in the Tiveden forest in the municipalities of Laxå (Örebro County) and Karlsborg (Västra Götaland County), in the historical province of Västergötland in Sweden. It is administered by Naturvårdsverket and the county of Örebro, although a part of its area is located in the county of Västra Götaland. It consists of wild forest over rugged terrain. The national park was established in 1983 and the size was initially 1,350 hectares (3,300 acres). After an extension in 2017 , it now covers 2,030 hectares (5,000 acres)
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden, and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish. It is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and to some extent with Danish, although the degree of mutual intelligibility is largely dependent on the dialect and accent of the speaker. Both Norwegian and Danish are generally easier for Swedish speakers to read than to listen to because of difference in accent and tone when speaking. Swedish is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples living in Scandinavia during the Viking Era. It has the most speakers of the North Germanic languages. While being strongly related to its southern neighbour language German in vocabulary; the word order, grammatic systems and pronounciations are vastly different.
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Tiveden is a forest in Sweden, throughout history notorious for its wilderness and dangers; historically a hiding place for outlaws.
At the beginning of the Middle Ages, the forest of Tiveden was a hiding-place for outlaws, who took refuge there.
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