King Carl XVI Gustaf gives a speech at the opening of Kiruna’s new City Hall, , in Sweden, on November 22. Picture: Stephen McCarty

Kiruna, Sweden: the mining town that is moving east at a cost of more than US$1 billion

  • Located in Swedish Lapland, the country’s northernmost – and youngest – city is shifting its centre 3km, as the iron ore industry undermines the ground it was originally built on
Topic |   Urban planning

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King Carl XVI Gustaf gives a speech at the opening of Kiruna’s new City Hall, , in Sweden, on November 22. Picture: Stephen McCarty
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