Traditional carillons in Europe:
index by size

NOTE:   Great Britain and Ireland are separately indexed, as are BelgiumDenmarkFranceGermanyItaly and the Netherlands.

The table below is an index to 67 existing European traditional carillons, in order by number of bells.  Instruments with the same number of bells are in order by the city name.

    Location (City : Country)               Number

6 octaves or more - 1 instrument
VILLARREAL - 2                : SPAIN        72
less than 6 octaves - 3 instruments
ALVERCA                       : PORTUGAL     69
CONSTANCIA (mobile)           : PORTUGAL     63
VILNIUS                       : LITHUANIA    61
less than 5 octaves - 33 instruments
PRAHA - Mobile                : CZECH REP.   57
MAFRA - S                     : PORTUGAL     53
MONTHERON                     : SWITZERLAND  52
NAUEN (Mobile)                : NORWAY       52
KIEV - STN                    : UKRAINE      51
KIEV - STT/1                  : UKRAINE      51
KOLOMYIA                      : UKRAINE      51
SAINT PETERSBURG - P          : RUSSIA       51
SAINT PETERSBURG - PK/3       : RUSSIA       51
BODØ                          : NORWAY       50

ECHTERNACH - 1                : LUXEMBOURG   50
HOSHIV                        : UKRAINE      50
KAUNAS                        : LITHUANIA    49
KIEV - B                      : UKRAINE      50  hybrid
KIEV - STM                    : UKRAINE      50
BARCELONA - P                 : SPAIN        49
GDANSK - K                    : POLAND       49
OSLO - R                      : NORWAY       49
PORTO - CC                    : PORTUGAL     49
SAINT MAURICE                 : SWITZERLAND  49

SANDEFJORD                    : NORWAY       49
STAVANGER                     : NORWAY       49
BERGEN                        : NORWAY       48
INNSBRUCK - D/1               : AUSTRIA      48
KLAIPEDA                      : LITHUANIA    48
MALMÖ                         : SWEDEN       48
NORRKÖPING                    : SWEDEN       48
OSLO - C                      : NORWAY       48
PULLY                         : SWITZERLAND  48
ARANJUEZ                      : SPAIN        47

LEIRIA                        : PORTUGAL     47
MEDJUGORJE                    : BOSNIA       47
VASTERAS                      : SWEDEN       47
less than 4 octaves - 22 instruments
MAFRA - N                     : PORTUGAL     45
VISBY                         : SWEDEN       45
HEILIGENKREUZ                 : AUSTRIA      43
LANDSKRONA                    : SWEDEN       43
GOTEBORG                      : SWEDEN       42
BAERUM                        : NORWAY       39
HAUGESUND                     : NORWAY       38
GDANSK - R                    : POLAND       37
GENEVA - STP/2                : SWITZERLAND  37
OSLO - U                      : NORWAY       37

SIAULIAI                      : LITHUANIA    37
TRONDHEIM                     : NORWAY       37
STOCKHOLM - STG               : SWEDEN       37
CAROUGE                       : SWITZERLAND  36
CORDOBA                       : SPAIN        36
CZESTOCHOWA                   : POLAND       36
GAVLE                         : SWEDEN       36
LINKOPING                     : SWEDEN       36
DRAMMEN - BK                  : NORWAY       35
KARLSKRONA                    : SWEDEN       35

SIGTUNA (Mobile)              : SWEDEN       35
STOCKHOLM - STC               : SWEDEN       35
less than 3 octaves - 8 instruments
VANTAA                        : FINLAND      31
PRAHA - L                     : CZECH REP.   30
MOLDE                         : NORWAY       26
VAXJO                         : SWEDEN       25
ZOFINGEN                      : SWITZERLAND  25
BILBAO                        : SPAIN        24
LENS                          : SWITZERLAND  24
STOCKHOLM - HE                : SWEDEN       24


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