Sundsvall is a port city in Sweden's Vasternorrland County, with an urban population around 50,000. Port Sundsvall is located at the Gulf of Bothnia (Baltic Sea), approx 395 km (245 mi) north of Stockholm (Sweden's capital city).
The town was first mentioned in the early-17th-century (1621) and 4 times was burned down and rebuilt. In early-20th-century, the town developed as one of Sweden's largest forestry industry centres. Current-day Sundsvall's economy is heavily dependent on the pulp and paper industry, also on aluminium production, banking, and insurance, telecommunications and computing (data-processing).
Sundsvall–Timra Airport (aka Midlanda) serves mainly domestic and seasonal international flights linking to Greece (Rhodes, Chania-Crete, Larnaca-Cyprus), Spain (Palma de Mallorca-Balearic Islands, Gran Canaria-Canary Islands), Sweden (Stockholm, Malmo, Goteborg, Umea).