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Other populated mentionable islands are Saltö, Sturkö, Hästö, Långö and Aspö.The islet of Stumholmen was formerly property of the Navy and today it houses the National Naval Museum (Marinmuseum).The shipyard in Karlskrona was established almost at the same time as the city.It was a necessity because of the heavy losses the Swedish navy had suffered in 1659.In 1711, the shipyard was Sweden's largest industrial employer with 1,100 workers.

Most of the baroque buildings from this era are still standing, which is why the city centre is architecturally uniform.It got its name from Christopher Polhem ("The Swedish da Vinci", a famous scientist with several inventions still in use).There is also a historical rope making factory, Repslagarbanan, that is now open for guided tour.The main square of Karlskrona is the biggest in Scandinavia.Every year in late July/early August a popular festival called The Sail takes place in the harbor of Karlskrona.

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