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Helsingborg / Hälsingborg

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-29 map, 1588
Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-29 map, 1588




Facts in brief:

Strategically located at the narrowest part of the Öresund, opposite the Danish town of Helsingør; was point where most commercial & military traffic crossed to & from the Continent, & was therefore strongly fortified early in its history.

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