Here in the old heartland of the Vikings, on Sweden's west coast, lies the gateway to Scandinavia. Mölndal lies in the middle of an international centre of trade and culture, where industry, research and education are all heavily concentrated. Mölndal's location, south of Göteborg, is ideally suited. Mölndal – the city of innovation – is roughly 900km from Borken.
Mölndal has about 58.300 inhabitants.
Due to the region's fertile soil and its waterfalls, watermills were built here as far back as over a thousand years ago – hence the name Mölndal, or 'mill valley'.
Many gardeners and farmers have settled on Mölndal's fertile, ancient seabed, lending a green note to the city.
The key word in Mölndal is 'near'. Where ever you find yourself in the city, you are never too far from nature or the water. Cultural and leisure activities are also always close at hand, such as the Åby Fritidscentrum (leisure centre) with its world of possibilities. In fact, everything you could possibly want seems to be within reach. And, perhaps what's more important, is that in the small city of Mölndal, the people are also just a little bit closer.
Mölndal has an unusually high variety of businesses and consequently a bright job market. In fact, in Mölndal there are more jobs available than workers. Mölndal also has an excellent transport infrastructure.
Nowhere else in Sweden are there so many Swedish champions as in Mölndal. This is most probably due to the above average, active lifestyle which promotes all types of sporting interests. The variety of possibilities and dedication towards youth projects goes some way to explaining the harmony which is Mölndal.
Of particular interest in Mölndal is Gunnebo House which is surrounded by greenery and lies between Sun Stensjó and Radasjö. John Hall the Elder, a wealthy industrialist, built Gunnebo as an exclusive summer house for his family.