Sandvikens Kommun (Sweden)

Sandviken is a municipality in Gävleborg County in the province of Gästrikland and lies approximately 190 km north of Stockholm. The major high-technology Swedish engineering concern, Sandvik AB, has international activities, combined with the fact that there are more than 80 different nationalities in the municipality, give Sandviken an international air. Sandviken is one of Sweden's 290 municipalities and has over 38 000 inhabitants.