Blekinge län

In Blekinge, you are close to nature, the sea and the archipelago. The county has four coastal municipalities, Karlskrona, Ronneby, Karlshamn and Sölvesborg, and one non-coastal, Olofström. Blekinge has 153,000 inhabitants. Blekinge is close to Denmark, Germany, the Baltic states and eastern Europe.


Housing situation

The towns of Blekinge lie by the sea. A common characteristic is that they are close to everything.

The towns have attractive housing areas and good connections to the world around it. There are also housing areas in the form of archipelago villages with boat connections to the commercial and cultural centres in towns, and well as housing areas with deep forests, lakes and country life.

The towns of Blekinge attract and welcome new people.

Business and employers

Blekinge has a long industrial tradition, but there are also several growing and exciting companies in new sectors. The largest employers are the county council and the municipalities. Blekinge has companies with well-known brands, such as Volvo, Ericsson, ABB, Tarkett, Dynapac, Roxtec, Auralight, AarhusKarlshamn, Telenor and SAAB. The armed forces have a strong position in the county, with the country's marine base in Karlskrona and the F17 air force wing based in Ronneby. Distances in Blekinge are short, so it is easy to commute to work between the municipalities.

Schools and education

Blekinge Technical University, BTH, is one of the country's most clearly profiled universities, where applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth are in focus.

BTH has the vision to carry out education and research, where technology and IT are also integrated with other subjects, such as economics, design, health and medical care and humanities.

BTH is one of the best in the world at software technology and sustainable development. Research constitutes one third of the operation.

Medical care

The hospital in Blekinge is called Blekingesjukhuset. The operation is carried out in both Karlskrona and Karlshamn. On the healthcare website, you can find information about the clinics and departments at Blekingesjukhuset. Here there is also contact details for medical centres together with facts and advice about diseases and treatments.

Read more on Blekinge county council's website.

Culture and leisure

In Blekinge, you are close to nature and to leisure activities. The county has many exciting cultural visitor attractions and the naval city of Karlskrona is included on Unesco's list of world heritage sites. Ronneby Brunnspark is considered to be one of Sweden's most beautiful parks. There is a varied range of art, music and theatre. Among the museums can be mentioned the Marine Museum and Blekinge Museum. More information is available on Visit Blekinge.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the county and in the surrounding counties.

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