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This is another spring photo from Uppsala.The red builing to the left is Västgöta Nation. A nation is a society for Students at the University of Uppsala. Västgöta is a nation from the province Västergötland in the south western part of Sweden. There are 14 Student Nations in Uppsala. The stundent nations are almost as old as the University itself. The Västgöta Nation that was founded in 1639 has 1 200 members. It is one of of the smaller nations at Uppsala. The Nation has extensive cultural activities including three choirs, a theatre club and an orchestra.

The brown building to the right is Kaniken buit in 1902. Between 1902 and 1973 Kaniken was a printing house run by Almqvist & Wiksell.Today it houses offices, dentists and a cinema. The river is Fyris River. During the spring the water is rather brownish in colour. The colour comes from the clay soil and decaying plants of the Uppsala Plain.

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