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Zinkgruvan is a locality situated in Askersund Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 391 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated close to Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern. The village is famous for its mining industry started by the Belgian company Vieille Montagne in 1857, hence the name Zinkgruvan (literally "the zinc mine" in English). Zinkgruvan was originally founded around the mine in the 1860s, and the history of the village is closely tied to the history of the mine. The people living in Zinkgruvan are mostly mine workers.

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  • Zinkgruvan is een plaats in de gemeente Askersund in het landschap Närke en de provincie Örebro län in Zweden. De plaats heeft 383 inwoners (2005) en een oppervlakte van 227 hectare.
  • Zinkgruvan is a locality situated in Askersund Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 391 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated close to Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern. The village is famous for its mining industry started by the Belgian company Vieille Montagne in 1857, hence the name Zinkgruvan (literally "the zinc mine" in English). Zinkgruvan was originally founded around the mine in the 1860s, and the history of the village is closely tied to the history of the mine. The people living in Zinkgruvan are mostly mine workers.
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  • Zinkgruvan is a locality situated in Askersund Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 391 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated close to Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern. The village is famous for its mining industry started by the Belgian company Vieille Montagne in 1857, hence the name Zinkgruvan (literally "the zinc mine" in English). Zinkgruvan was originally founded around the mine in the 1860s, and the history of the village is closely tied to the history of the mine. The people living in Zinkgruvan are mostly mine workers. Zinkgruvan also contains several ski facilities, including an illuminated cross country ski track. The ski association in Zinkgruvan uses snow cannons to ensure that the ski-track is provided with snow during the entire winter. An old ice hockey rink in the village is filled with ice in the winter for public entertainment. Zinkgruvan is home to a museum that documents the history of the mining industry in the town.
  • Zinkgruvan is een plaats in de gemeente Askersund in het landschap Närke en de provincie Örebro län in Zweden. De plaats heeft 383 inwoners (2005) en een oppervlakte van 227 hectare.
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  • Zinkgruvan zinc mine
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