Sandviken is located in Gästrikland and has a population of 39,000 and a rich natural and cultural life. You can go skiing at the Kungsberget ski resort, swim along the shores of the Storsjön lake, and visit recreational areas in historic industrial environments such as the Gysinge Mill, which dates back to the 1600s. Sandviken Municipality is part of the “Iron Kingdom” of Gästrikland, where iron production has been the foundation for development in the area. One outcome of this is engineering company SANDVIK AB, which is now a global industrial corporation with services and solutions in many areas. The company creates an international atmosphere in the municipality.