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Mariannelund is a locality situated in Hässleby parish in Eksjö Municipality, Jönköping County, in the region of Småland, Sweden with 1,468 inhabitants in 2010. Mariannelund is situated in the Småland highlands (elevation 118–280 metres above sea level), 39 km east of Eksjö. A railway running from Jönköping by lake Vättern to the Baltic Sea crosses through Mariannelund as well as the coast to coast road number 40. The river Bruza floats through Mariannelund and is part of the greater Em river system. The industry is dominated by forest and building companies. In recent years the tourism industry has grown considerably. Together with the neighbouring parish of Kråkshult Mariannelund formed its own municipality (township) until it joined with Eksjö in 1971. Mariannelund is probably mostly known through the stories of Astrid Lindgren, mostly her books about Emil i Lönneberga. Mariannelund is home to the Doctor, whom the people of the Katthult farm need to visit regularly. The movies based on the books about Emil were filmed in Mariannelund in the beginning of the 1970s. The nature in and around Mariannelund is hilly and rich in forest. Several peculiar and mighty natural phenomena are to be found in the surroundings. Amongst these are Runkesten, a large rock standing on its edge and most probably the largest rock on earth which can be moved by human hand. Other natural phenomena around Mariannelund are several mighty and narrow gorges and Kvilleken. This oak is Sweden's oldest and largest tree, probably around 1050 years old. Mariannelund grew considerably in the beginning of the 20th century. Heavy industry dominated the town for many years. Since the large paper factory was dismantled in the 1970s, Mariannelund has more and more become a centre for tourism. Many foreign tourists, mainly from Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark, spend their holidays in Mariannelund and several of them later decide to settle in the area.


Looking for travel information about Mariannelund? Explore the best travel advice on Mariannelund, Sweden. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Norrkopping, Sweden. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Norrkopping for its bountiful attractions like Arbetets Museum, The Industrial Landscape, Visualization Center C on your trip to Mariannelund. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Mariannelund*

  • Living in Mariannelund - Quality of Life

    • Cost of Living Index 66.31 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 115.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mariannelund

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mariannelund

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.91 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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