Närke, archaic spelling Nerike, is a province in the Svealand region in Sweden, bordering to Värmland, Västmanland, Södermanland, Östergötland and Västergötland.



In contrast to the surrounding forested provinces, Närke is mainly a flat farmland.

Närke belongs to Örebro County, Örebro län, together with western Västmanland and eastern Värmland.

Get in

By plane

By train

There are direct trains from Stockholm to Örebro and more stations. Train travel from Malmö require a train change. Search and buy tickets from SJ.

Get around

There are local train and bus connections. Search Resrobot.


Go and see the castle in central Örebro. It's really beautiful. It was built in the middle ages.

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