[65] The animal grazes, has a big upper lip and some mythical attributes. GENEVA – The Global Fund praises Denmark, Norway and Sweden for allocating a total US$45 million to the Global Fund’s efforts to support low- and middle-income countries to fight COVID-19. Finland is officially bilingual, with Finnish and Swedish having mostly the same status at national level. The gorgeous Stockholm in Sweden (Image: Michelle Maria/Wikimedia Commons) Sweden is currently exempt from the government's advice against all but essential foreign travel due to an assessment of the Covid-19 risks there. The state also claimed sovereignty over two historical peoples: Wends and Gutes. Was … However, Finnish is also spoken as a recognized minority language in Sweden, including in distinctive varieties sometimes known as Meänkieli. The kings always used the style "King of Denmark and Norway, the Wends and the Goths" (Konge til Danmark og Norge, de Venders og Gothers). "Taxation and market work: is Scandinavia an outlier?. Ergebnis: Alle richtigen Antworten anzeigen. [citation needed] Prior to 1660, Denmark–Norway was de jure a constitutional and elective monarchy in which the King's power was somewhat limited; in that year it became one of the most stringent absolute monarchies in Europe. Denmark and King Christian IV of Denmark protested against the Swedish actions, as they had no intentions of letting another independent trade route open, Christian IV also had an intent of forcing Sweden to rejoin its union with Denmark. Sweden. After another defeat at the Battle of Wolgast and following the Treaty of Lübeck in 1629, which forbade Denmark–Norway from future intervening in German affairs, Denmark–Norways's participation in the war came to an end. Denmark–Norway (Danish and Norwegian: Danmark–Norge), also known as the Dano–Norwegian Realm, the Oldenburg Monarchy, or the Oldenburg realms, was an early modern multi-national and multi-lingual real union consisting of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of Norway (including the Norwegian overseas possessions: the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, and the Norwegian possessions), the Duchy of Schleswig, and the Duchy of Holstein. Rather the word was brought into use in Europe by scholars borrowing the term from ancient sources like Pliny, and was used vaguely for Scania and the southern region of the peninsula.[26]. [74] The official tourist boards of Scandinavia sometimes cooperate under one umbrella, such as the Scandinavian Tourist Board. Cons: Sweden and Norway are huge, and the book only covers selected areas. ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, ( 3 ) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, ( 4 ) United Nations Statistical Division. However, two years later, in 1660, there was a follow-up treaty, the Treaty of Copenhagen, which gave Trøndelag and Bornholm back to Denmark–Norway. Sweden saw an opportunity of a change of power in the region. The great ransom paid by Sweden (called the Älvsborg Ransom) was used by Christian IV, among many other things, to found the cities of Glückstadt, Christiania (refounded after a fire), Christianshave, Christianstad and Christianssand. Denmark–Norway had territory surrounding Sweden which appeared threatening, and the Sound Dues were a continuing irritation for the Swedes. The union was dissolved in 1905. The background for the proposal was the tumultuous events during the Napoleonic Wars in the beginning of the century. The Åland Islands, an autonomous province of Finland situated in the Baltic Sea between Finland and Sweden, are entirely Swedish-speaking. Norway's overseas possessions were kept by Denmark. Tafjord has recorded 17.9 °C in January and Sunndal 18.9 °C in February. [42], Whereas both narrow and broad conceptions of Scandinavian countries are relatively straightforwardly defined, there is ambiguity and political contestation as to which people are Scandinavian people (or Scandinavians). As described, Saevo and Scatinavia can also be the same place. Lutheran Protestantism prevailed through most of the union's life span. Scandinavia is a subregion in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic ties. Children are taught the other official language at school: for Swedish-speakers this is Finnish (usually from the 3rd grade), while for Finnish-speakers it is Swedish (usually from the 3rd, 5th or 7th grade). The Treaty of Roskilde, signed in 1658, forced Denmark–Norway to cede the Danish provinces Scania, Blekinge, Halland, Bornholm and the Norwegian provinces of Båhuslen and Trøndelag to Sweden. The name Scandia, later used as a synonym for Scandinavia, also appears in Pliny's Naturalis Historia (Natural History), but is used for a group of Northern European islands which he locates north of Britannia. [37], Nordic countries is used unambiguously for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, including their associated territories (Svalbard,[citation needed] Greenland, the Faroe Islands and the Åland Islands).[5]. Denmark–Norway maintained numerous colonies from the 17th to 19th centuries over various parts around India. In 1537 (the Norwegian Riksråd was assembled for the last time in 1537) when king Christian III of Denmark–Norway staged a coup d'état in Norway and made it a hereditary kingdom in full union with Denmark. Svennung considers the Sami name to have been introduced as a loan word from the North Germanic languages;[22] "Skaði" is the giant stepmother of Freyr and Freyja in Norse mythology. [55][56], Although Iceland was under the political control of Denmark until a much later date (1918), very little influence and borrowing from Danish has occurred in the Icelandic language. [75] The cooperation was introduced for the Asian market in 1986, when the Swedish national tourist board joined the Danish national tourist board to coordinate intergovernmental promotion of the two countries. In response Erik XIV of Sweden (reigned 1560–1568) added the insignia of Norway and Denmark to his own coat of arms. The term "Sweden–Finland" is sometimes, although with less justification, applied to the contemporary Swedish realm between 1521 and 1809. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring … Since June, Finland and Norway have had less restrictive government policies than Sweden, and both nations have endured the coronavirus remarkably well. Was ist die Große Grüne Mauer? [15] Where Jordanes meant to locate this quasi-legendary island is still a hotly debated issue, both in scholarly discussions and in the nationalistic discourse of various European countries. After a huge loss in the war, Denmark–Norway was forced in the Treaty of Roskilde to give Sweden nearly half its territory. The last settlements it had control over were sold to the United Kingdom in 1845. Norway also wanted to leave the union in 1536, but was unable to do so due to Denmark's superior military might. Frage des Tages: 7.1.2021 Wo gibt es die Städte Denmark, Sweden und Norway? Discover glittering fjords, Viking ships, and cool, contemporary cities. [23][24] Older joik texts give evidence of the old Sami belief about living on an island and state that the wolf is known as suolu gievra, meaning "the strong one on the island". Swedish king Charles IX's way of accomplishing this was to try to set up a new trade route through Lapland and northern Norway. Thus the Thirty Years' War facilitated rise of Sweden as a great power, while it marked the start of decline for the Danes. Denmark, Norway and Sweden respectively pledged DKK 25 million, NOK 285.2 million and SEK 100 million. The main cities of Denmark–Norway were Copenhagen, Christiania (Oslo), Altona, Bergen and Trondheim, and the primary official languages were Danish and German, but Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese, Sami and Greenlandic were also spoken locally.[5][6]. The Treaty of Kiel (14 January 1814) formally dissolved the Dano-Norwegian union and ceded the territory of Norway proper to the King of Sweden, but Denmark retained Norway's overseas possessions. Arkivalier før 1848. Many of the Scandinavian mountains have an alpine tundra climate. Malone, Kemp (1924). The end of the Scandinavian political movement came when Denmark was denied the military support promised from Sweden and Norway to annex the (Danish) Duchy of Schleswig, which together with the (German) Duchy of Holstein had been in personal union with Denmark. Apart from Sami and the languages of minority groups speaking a variant of the majority language of a neighboring state, the following minority languages in Scandinavia are protected under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages: Yiddish, Romani Chib/Romanes and Romani. Rules are changing all the time, so check the latest on the popular travel destinations of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland below. Rome2rio makes travelling from Denmark to Norway easy. In 1611 Denmark finally invaded Sweden with 6000 men and took the city of Kalmar. Gallie, Duncan. More recent migrations has added even more languages. The term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. However, Christian V saw an opportunity when Sweden got involved in the Franco-Dutch War, and after some hesitation Denmark–Norway invaded Sweden in 1675. [73], Various promotional agencies of the Nordic countries in the United States (such as The American-Scandinavian Foundation, established in 1910 by the Danish American industrialist Niels Poulsen) serve to promote market and tourism interests in the region. This causes Faroese people as well as Icelandic people to become bilingual in two very distinct North Germanic languages, making it relatively easy for them to understand the other two Mainland Scandinavian languages. These changes were confirmed in the Lex Regia signed on 14 November 1665, stipulating that all power lay in the hands of the king, who was only responsible to God.[10]. "The quality of working life: is Scandinavia different?.". 23.04.2014 - Erkunde Franks Pinnwand „Roadtrip 2014 Denmark Norway Sweden“ auf Pinterest. Because of Denmark–Norway's dominion over the Baltic Sea (dominium maris baltici) and the North Sea, Sweden had the intention of avoiding paying Denmark's Sound Toll. At the earliest times this meant areas in Northern Europe and North America, for instance Estonia and the Norwegian possessions of Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland. Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, with Excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen, Handbook for Travellers [2 volumes Eighth and Ninth Editions, 1903 and 1909] [nach diesem Titel suchen] Published by the author 1903 and 1909, Liepzig, 1903. "The Geopolitics of Nordic Identity – From Composite States to Nation States". [72] There is a generous welfare system in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. A small minority of Scandinavians are Sami people, concentrated in the extreme north of Scandinavia. The North Germanic languages of Scandinavia are traditionally divided into an East Scandinavian branch (Danish and Swedish) and a West Scandinavian branch (Norwegian, Icelandic and Faroese),[49][50] but because of changes appearing in the languages since 1600 the East Scandinavian and West Scandinavian branches are now usually reconfigured into Insular Scandinavian (ö-nordisk/øy-nordisk) featuring Icelandic and Faroese[51] and Continental Scandinavian (Skandinavisk), comprising Danish, Norwegian and Swedish.[52]. [43][44][45] However, the noun Scandinavian is frequently used as a synonym for speakers of Scandinavian languages (languages descended from Old Norse). Finland (sometimes included in Scandinavia in English usage) is mainly populated by speakers of Finnish, with a minority of approximately 5%[48] of Swedish speakers. The Scandinavian Mountains block the mild and moist air coming from the southwest, thus northern Sweden and the Finnmarksvidda plateau in Norway receive little precipitation and have cold winters. A personal union, entered into by the kingdoms of Denmark and Norway in 1536, lasted until 1814. Norway (including Bohuslän, Härjedalen, Jämtland and Idre and Särna on the Scandinavian Peninsula and its island colonies Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands. Historians have also pointed out that Norway was a separate state, with its own army, legal system and other institutions, with significant autonomy in its internal affairs, and that it was primarily governed by a local elite of civil servants who identified as Norwegian, albeit in the name of the Danish King. Artikel-Nr. It is adopted from the Oldenburg dynasty's official title. This is the BONNE & DESMAREST edition, published in 1787 in the Atlas, with title: "Atlas Encyclopédique, contenant la géographie ancienne, et quelques cartes sur la géographie moderne, et les cartes relatives à … They're all good countries, according to European bestdestination.com.. buh you have to give it to Sweden,. But the creation of a Finnish identity is unique in the region in that it was formed in relation to two different imperial models, the Swedish[38] and the Russian. [32], Two language groups have coexisted on the Scandinavian peninsula since prehistory—the North Germanic languages (Scandinavian languages) and the Sami languages.[47]. Denmark–Norway then carried out some naval attacks on Sweden, which effectively started the war. Today, the five Nordic heads of state act as the organization's patrons and according to the official statement by the organization its mission is "to promote the Nordic region as a whole while increasing the visibility of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in New York City and the United States". According to Pliny, the "clarissima" ("most famous") of the region's islands is Scatinavia, of unknown size. The Second war of Schleswig followed in 1864, a brief but disastrous war between Denmark and Prussia (supported by Austria). A few of the suggestions for overnighting are outdated (places no longer exist etc.). The 1660 Treaty of Copenhagen forced Sweden to return Bornholm and Trøndelag to Denmark–Norway, and to give up its recent claims to the island Funen. The dependent territories Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, historically part of Norway, remained with Denmark in accordance with the Treaty of Kiel. Sweden and Norway were thus united under the Swedish monarch, but Finland's inclusion in the Russian Empire excluded any possibility for a political union between Finland and any of the other Nordic countries. Anbieter Keoghs Books, (Stroud, Vereinigtes Königreich) Bewertung: Anzahl: 1 In den Warenkorb Preis: EUR 57,74. Scandia thus does not appear to be denoting the island Scadinavia in Pliny's text. When things had settled down, the Rigsraad (High Council) of Denmark became weak, and it was abolished in 1660; the Norwegian Riksråd had already been abolished de facto. [16][17] The form Scadinavia as the original home of the Langobards appears in Paulus Diaconus' Historia Langobardorum,[18] but in other versions of Historia Langobardorum appear the forms Scadan, Scandanan, Scadanan and Scatenauge. This usage can exclude the indigenous Sámi people of Scandinavia. Denmark–Norway was among the countries to follow Martin Luther after the Protestant Reformation, and thus established Lutheran Protestantism as official religion in place of Roman Catholicism. [citation needed], In usages based on geographical definitions (inhabitants of Continental Scandinavia), Scandinavians include Sami people and, depending on how broad an understanding of Scandinavia is being used, Finns and Inuit. Teilen: Jetzt Facebook-Fan werden. [11] Skanör in Scania, with its long Falsterbo reef, has the same stem (skan) combined with -ör, which means "sandbanks". The name Scandinavia would then mean "dangerous island", which is considered to refer to the treacherous sandbanks surrounding Scania. Followed by denmark.. Norway should come third.. Scandinavia extends north of the Arctic Circle, but has relatively mild weather for its latitude due to the Gulf Stream. That influence came from not just proximity but also that Denmark and later Denmark-Norway ruling over the German speaking region of Holstein, and in Sweden with its close trade with the Hanseatic League. Not long after this, Sweden invaded Denmark–Norway. Denmark had lost its provinces in Scania after the Treaty of Roskilde and was always eager to retrieve them, but as Sweden had grown into a great power it would not be an easy task. The Danish, Norwegian and Swedish languages form a dialect continuum and are known as the Scandinavian languages—all of which are considered mutually intelligible with one another. This folio map is an original copper engraving from 1787. Meänkieli and Kven are Finnish dialects spoken in Swedish Lapland and Norwegian Lapland. [citation needed][61]. This allowed Norway to further secure itself militarily for the future through closer ties with the capital Copenhagen. Olwig, Kenneth R. "Introduction: The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage—Northern Perspectives on a Contested Patrimony". The modern division is based on the degree of mutual comprehensibility between the languages in the two branches. The Dano-Norwegian union lasted until 1814,[citation needed] when the Treaty of Kiel decreed that Norway (except for the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Greenland) be ceded to Sweden. The central part – from Oslo to Stockholm – has a humid continental climate (Dfb), which gradually gives way to subarctic climate (Dfc) further north and cool marine west coast climate (Cfc) along the northwestern coast. Denmark–Norway had several colonies, namely the Danish Gold Coast, the Nicobar Islands, Serampore, Tharangambadi, and the Danish West Indies. The borders between the three countries got the shape they have had since in the middle of the seventeenth century: In the 1645 Treaty of Brömsebro, Denmark–Norway ceded the Norwegian provinces of Jämtland, Härjedalen and Idre and Särna, as well as the Baltic Sea islands of Gotland and Ösel (in Estonia) to Sweden. Find all the transport options for your trip from Norway to Denmark right here. To find the ATM: In Norway look for "Minibank", in Denmark "Pengeautomat" and in Sweden "Bankomat" The outbreak of the Northern Seven Years' War in 1563 is mainly attributed[by whom?] Norway benefited militarily from the combined strength of Denmark–Norway in the wars with Sweden and economically from its trade relationship with Denmark in which Norwegian industry enjoyed a legal monopoly in Denmark while Denmark supplied Norway with agricultural products. Finnish-speakers had to learn Swedish in order to advance to higher positions. [25], Although the term Scandinavia used by Pliny the Elder probably originated in the ancient Germanic languages, the modern form Scandinavia does not descend directly from the ancient Germanic term. In Norway they’re seen as snobs and arrogant, and in Denmark they’re seen as people who are very concerned with order, but loose all self-control when they come to Denmark to drink the cheep beer. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. Various references to the region can also be found in Pytheas, Pomponius Mela, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Procopius and Jordanes, usually in the form of Scandza. The term "Denmark–Norway" reflects the historical and legal roots of the union. I have a distant cousin in Sweden.. he's doing very well for himself.. he has built houses all over the place especially here in owerri.. Jónsson, Jóhannes Gísli and Thórhallur Eythórsson (2004). Visits to them for the most part focus on the capital cities, experiencing the sophisticated city life, the excellent shopping and dining opportunities and the rich history and culture on offer. Retrieved 9 November 2006, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online. After a visit to Sweden, Andersen became a supporter of early political Scandinavism. The terms Fennoscandia and Fennoscandinavia are sometimes used in a broader, political sense to refer to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. 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[39][40][41], There is also the geological term Fennoscandia (sometimes Fennoscandinavia), which in technical use refers to the Fennoscandian Shield (or Baltic Shield), that is the Scandinavian peninsula (Norway and Sweden), Finland and Karelia (excluding Denmark and other parts of the wider Nordic world). Norway Sweden and Denmark | | ISBN: 9785875399565 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. The economies of the countries of Scandinavia are amongst the strongest in Europe. Schleswig-Holstein was conquered by Prussia and after Prussia's success in the Franco-Prussian War a Prussian-led German Empire was created and a new power-balance of the Baltic sea countries was established. Sweden is seen as the most advanced country in terms of technology. Though Pietism did not last for a substantial time, numerous new small pietistic resurrections occurred over the next 200 years. In recent substrate studies, Sami linguists have examined the initial cluster sk- in words used in Sami and concluded that sk- is a phonotactic structure of alien origin. The geography of Scandinavia is extremely varied. It became the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to the Sami Information Centre of the Sami Parliament in Sweden, southern Sami may have originated in an earlier migration from the south into the Scandinavian peninsula.[59]. "Corporate social responsibility and sustainability in Scandinavia: An overview. In Jordanes' history of the Goths (AD 551), the form Scandza is the name used for their original home, separated by sea from the land of Europe (chapter 1, 4). Although the Dano–Norwegian union was generally viewed favourably in Norway at the time of its dissolution in 1814, some 19th century Norwegian writers disparaged the union as a "400-year night." No directions for hikes or similar. When the Danish-Norwegian king Christian III (reigned 1534–1559) included the traditionally Swedish insignia of three crowns into his own coat of arms, the Swedes interpreted this as a Danish claim over Sweden. Sweden broke out of this union and re-entered it several times, until 1521, when Sweden finally left the Union, leaving Denmark–Norway (including overseas possessions in the North Atlantic and the island of Saaremaa in modern Estonia). Versand: EUR 9,53. Finnish is distantly related to the Sami languages, but these are entirely different in origin to the Scandinavian languages. [5][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36], Debate about which meaning is more appropriate is complicated by the fact that usage in English is different from usage in the Scandinavian languages themselves (which use Scandinavia in the narrow meaning), and by the fact that the question of whether a country belongs to Scandinavia is politicised: people from the Nordic world beyond Norway, Denmark and Sweden may be offended at being either included in or excluded from the category of "Scandinavia". In the Gold Coast region of West Africa, Denmark–Norway also over time had control over various colonies and forts. Sweden was very successful during the Thirty Years' War, while Denmark–Norway failed to make gains. But the Norwegians objected to the terms of this treaty, and a constitutional assembly declared Norwegian independence on 17 May 1814 and elected the Crown Prince Christian Frederik as king of independent Norway. Gebunden, Format 23 x 27 cm, 226 Seiten mit zahlreichen, z.T. The state's inhabitants were mainly Danes, Norwegians, and Germans, and also included Faroese, Icelanders and Inuit in the Norwegian overseas possessions, a Sami minority in northern Norway, as well as indigenous peoples and enslaved Africans in the colonies. The idea that Scadinavia may have been one of the Scandiae islands was instead introduced by Ptolemy (c. 90 – c. 168 AD), a mathematician, geographer and astrologer of Roman Egypt. After Swedish king Erik introduced obstacles in an attempt to hinder trade with Russia, Lübeck and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth joined Denmark–Norway in a war alliance. The assembly drew up a liberal constitution and elected Christian Frederick to the throne of Norway. Denmark, Norway and Sweden Tours & Trips 2021 Scandinavia is anything but ordinary. Although the Danish-Norwegian assault began as a great success, the Swedes led by 19-year-old Charles XI counter-attacked and took back the land that was being occupied. Three sovereign successor states have subsequently emerged from this unequal union: Denmark, Norway and Iceland. Christian IV sought to become the leader of the north German Lutheran states, however following the Battle of Lutter in 1626 Denmark met a crushing defeat. Southwesterly winds further warmed by foehn wind can give warm temperatures in narrow Norwegian fjords in winter. From 1536/1537, Denmark and Norway formed a personal union that would eventually develop into the 1660 integrated state called Denmark–Norway by modern historians, at the time sometimes referred to as the "Twin Kingdoms", "the Monarchy", or simply "His Majesty". [59] The long history of linguistic influence of Swedish on Finnish is also due to the fact that Finnish, the language of the majority in Finland, was treated as a minority language while Finland was part of Sweden. The Global Fund praises Denmark, Norway and Sweden for allocating a total US$45 million to the Global Fund’s efforts to support low- and middle-income countries to fight COVID-19. Our Scandinavia experts are … In the end, Pietism was never firmly established as a lasting religious grouping. The majority of the population of Scandinavia (including Iceland and the Faroe Islands) today derive their language from several North Germanic tribes who once inhabited the southern part of Scandinavia and spoke a Germanic language that evolved into Old Norse and from Old Norse into Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Faroese, and Icelandic. Währung umrechnen. Due to weight- and dimensions stamps will be forwarded on loose pages. By some scholars, Saevo is thought to be the mountainous Norwegian coast at the entrance to Skagerrak and the Cimbrian peninsula is thought to be Skagen, the north tip of Jutland, Denmark. Pliny begins his description of the route to Scatinavia by referring to the mountain of Saevo ("mons Saevo ibi"), the Codanus Bay ("Codanus sinus") and the Cimbrian promontory. The warmest temperature ever recorded in Scandinavia is 38.0 °C in Målilla (Sweden). This war resulted in Finland (formerly the eastern third of Sweden) becoming the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland in 1809 and Norway (de jure in union with Denmark since 1387, although de facto treated as a province) becoming independent in 1814, but thereafter swiftly forced to accept a personal union with Sweden. The British attack of 1807 effectively forced the Dano-Norwegians into an alliance with the French, although without a fleet they could do little. During a period of Christianization and state formation in the 10th–13th centuries, numerous Germanic petty kingdoms and chiefdoms were unified into three kingdoms: The three Scandinavian kingdoms joined in 1387 in the Kalmar Union under Queen Margaret I of Denmark. Owing to the close proximity, there is still a great deal of borrowing from the Swedish and Norwegian languages in the Finnish and Sami languages. Christian Frederik formally abdicated on 10 August 1814 and returned to Denmark. Thank for your information. A key ancient description of Scandinavia was provided by Pliny the Elder, though his mentions of Scatinavia and surrounding areas are not always easy to decipher. The southern and by far most populous regions of Scandinavia have a temperate climate. When things had settled, the Norwegian Privy Council was abolished—it assembled for the last time in 1537. The Dano-Norwegians were more concerned about preserving their continued neutrality and the entire Dano-Norwegian army was therefore gathered at Danevirke in the event of a French attack, leaving undefended. The earliest Sami yoik texts written down refer to the world as Skadesi-suolo (north Sami) and Skađsuâl (east Sami), meaning "Skaði's island". 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