Welcome to Alfred Nobel’s Karlskoga


The geographical position of Karlskoga, embedded in the beautiful and scenic province of Värmland, is strategic with Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo within a radius of 300 km. The area has been inhabited since the stone ages and the city grew up as a centre for production of iron. Manufacturing of the world famous Bofors field Howitzers and cannons started here 1880. Karlskoga has today almost 30 000 inhabitants and is the home town of Nobel Price founder Alfred Nobel.