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City of Stockholm
Stockholms stad
Coat of arms of City of Stockholm
Coat of arms
Location of Stockholm in northern Europe
Coordinates: 59°21′N 18°4′E / 59.35, 18.067
Country Flag of Sweden Sweden
Municipalities
County Stockholm
Province Södermanland and Uppland
First mention 1252
Charter 13th century
Government
 - Mayor Kristina Axén Olin (m)
Population (30 September 2007)
 - City 795,163
 - Density 4,230/km² (10,955.6/sq mi)
 - Urban 1,252,020 (2,005)
 - Metro 1,949,516 (6,519 km²)[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website: www.stockholm.se

Stockholm  (IPA: ['stɔkhɔlm]; UN/LOCODE: SE STO) is the largest city and capital of Sweden. It is the site of the national Swedish government, the parliament, and the official residence of the Swedish monarch. Stockholm is the name of several places: In Sweden Stockholm - the capital of Sweden Groupings of city buroughs: Stockholm City Centre, West Stockholm, South Stockholm Stockholm County - a county of Sweden Metropolitan Stockholm - a metropolitan area consisting of municipalities within the county Stockholm County is also a National Area of... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... The Municipalities or Kommuner represent the local level of self government in Sweden. ... The Stockholm urban area stretches over 11 municipalities in Stockholm County. ... Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population. ... Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... Järfälla is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, considered a suburb of Stockholm. ... Solna Municipality (unofficial name: City of Solna, or Swedish: Solna Stad) is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, located north of Stockholms city centre. ... Sollentuna municipality is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Botkyrka Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden, not far from the capital Stockholm. ... Haninge is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... The Tyresö Centrum enclosed shopping centre in Tyresö centre, Bollmora, during winter. ... This page deals with both Sundbyberg Municipality and the urban area (tätort) Sundbyberg Sundbyberg, Sumpan, is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden. ... Nacka Municipality (Nacka kommun) is a Swedish Municipality in Stockholm County, central Sweden. ... Djursholm Chapel Danderyd is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... A county, or län, is an administrative and political subdivision of Sweden. ... Stockholm County (Stockholms län) is a county or län on the Baltic sea coast of Sweden. ... The provinces or landskap were the subdivisions of Sweden until 1634, when they were replaced by the counties of Sweden (län). ... (frequently shortened to Sörmland in Sweden, particularly locally) is a historical province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden. ... Uppland ( ) is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden. ... Historically, the city status in Sweden, or stad, was granted through a Royal Charter. ... Mayors from 1920 till now 1920-1926 Carl Juhlin-Dannfelt (h) 1926-1931 Gustaf Söderlund (h) 1931-1936 Knut G. Ewerlöf (h) 1936-1940 Halvar Sundberg (h) 1940-1950 Zeth Höglund (s) 1950-1954 John Bergvall (s) 1954-1958 Erik Huss (fp) 1958-1966 Hjalmar Mehr (s... Kristina Axén Olin is a Swedish Moderate Party politican and Leader of the Opposition on Stockholm Municipal Council. ... The Moderate Party (Swedish: : the Moderate Coalition Party, commonly referred to in Swedish as Moderaterna: the Moderates) is a liberal conservative political party in Sweden. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... 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Stockholm has been the political and economic centre of Sweden since the 13th century. Today Stockholm Municipality is the largest of the municipalities of Sweden, with a population of 795,163 (December 2007), and Stockholm urban area with a population of 1,252,000 is Sweden's largest continuously built-up area. The metropolitan area of Stockholm has a population of 1,949,516 (December 2007).[1] Its strategic location on several islands on the east coast of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, by the Stockholm archipelago, has been historically important. (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population. ... The Municipalities or Kommuner represent the local level of self government in Sweden. ... The Stockholm urban area stretches over 11 municipalities in Stockholm County. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Location map Mälaren details, with Stockholm urban area to the right in pink. ... The Stockholm Archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms SkärgÃ¥rd) is the biggest archipelago of Sweden, and one of the biggest archipelagos of the baltic sea. ...

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History

Main article: History of Stockholm

The location appears in Norse sagas as Agnafit, and especially in connection with the legendary king Agne. The earliest mention of Stockholm in writing, however, dates from 1252, when the mines in Bergslagen made it an important site in the iron trade. The first part of the name (stock) means log, while the second (holm) means islet, and is thought to refer to the islet Helgeandsholmen in central Stockholm. The city is said to have been founded by Birger Jarl in order to protect Sweden from a sea invasion by foreign navies, and to stop the pillage of towns such as Sigtuna on Lake Mälaren. This is the history of the city of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. ... Excerpt NjÃ¥ls saga in the Möðruvallabók (AM 132 folio 13r) circia 1350. ... Agne being hanged by his wife Skjalf at Agnafit Agnafit or Agnefit was the name of a location where Lake Mälaren met the Baltic Sea. ... Agne or Agni Skjafarbonde was king of Sweden, of the House of Yngling. ... The Mining district of Central Sweden, often referred to under its Swedish name Bergslagen, is a historically, culturally, and linguistically distinct region of Svealand in central Sweden. ... Helgeandsholmen, is a small island in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sigtuna is a city in central Sweden in the metropolitan area of Stockholm. ...


The strategic and economic importance of the city made Stockholm an important factor in relations between the Danish Kings of the Kalmar Union and the national independence movement in the 15th century. The Danish King Christian II was able to enter the city in 1520. On November 8, 1520, massive executions of opposition figures, called the Stockholm Bloodbath, took place. This massacre set off further uprisings, which eventually led to the break-up of the Kalmar Union. With the accession of Gustav Vasa in 1523 and the establishment of a royal power, the population of Stockholm began to grow, reaching ten thousand by 1600. This is a list of Danish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queen of Denmark, including Regents of the Kalmar Union. ... The Kalmar Union flag. ... Christian II (July 2, 1481 – January 25, 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union. ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1520 (MDXX) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Stockholm Bloodbath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Gustav Vasa, originally Gustav Eriksson Vasa (May 12, 1496–September 29, 1560) was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death. ...


The 17th century saw Sweden rise into a major European power, reflected in the development of the city of Stockholm. From 1610 to 1680, the population multiplied sixfold. In 1634, Stockholm became the official capital of the Swedish empire. Trading rules were also created that gave Stockholm an essential monopoly over trade between foreign merchants and other Swedish and Scandinavian territories. (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... For other uses, see Scandinavia (disambiguation). ...

Stockholm as a flourishing place of merchancy around 1690. Stadsholmen, today's Old Town in the middle. Etching from Suecia antiqua et hodierna
Stockholm as a flourishing place of merchancy around 1690. Stadsholmen, today's Old Town in the middle. Etching from Suecia antiqua et hodierna

Between 1713–1714, Stockholm suffered from the Black Death. After the end of the Great Northern War and the destruction of several areas of the city in 1721, the city stagnated. Population growth halted and economic growth slowed. However, Stockholm maintained its role as the political centre of Sweden and continued to develop culturally under Gustav III. The royal opera is a good architectural example of this era. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (5400x1680, 3221 KB) The small insignificant town Stockholm in Sweden Engraving made sometime between 1690-1710 Scanned by me from Erik Dahlberg, Svecia Antiqua et Hodierna, facsimile, 1983 256 color black&white jpg. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (5400x1680, 3221 KB) The small insignificant town Stockholm in Sweden Engraving made sometime between 1690-1710 Scanned by me from Erik Dahlberg, Svecia Antiqua et Hodierna, facsimile, 1983 256 color black&white jpg. ... Panoramic view of Gamla stan from the harbour. ... The title page Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna, or Ancient and Modern Sweden, is the title of a large work of engravings, collected by Erik Dahlberg in the middle of the 17th century. ... This article concerns the mid fourteenth century pandemic. ... Combatants Sweden Ottoman Empire (1710–1714) Ukrainian Cossacks Russia Denmark-Norway Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Saxony after 1718 Prussia Hanover Commanders Charles XII of Sweden Ahmed III Ivan Mazepa Peter the Great Frederick IV of Denmark Augustus II the Strong Strength 77,000 in the beginning of the war. ... Gustav III (13 January 1746 (O.S.) (24 January 1746 (N.S.))–March 29, 1792) was the King of Sweden from February 12, 1771 until his death. ...


By the second half of the 19th century, Stockholm had regained its leading economic role. New industries emerged, and Stockholm transformed into an important trade and service center, as well as a key gateway point within Sweden. The population also grew radically during this time, mainly through immigration. At the end of the century, less than 40% of the residents were Stockholm-born. Settlement began to expand outside of the city limits. In the 19th century, a number of scientific institutes opened in Stockholm, including the Karolinska Institute, and the General Art and Industrial Exposition was held in 1897. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Karolinska Institute or Karolinska institutet is a medical university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Contemporary postcard depicting the exposition. ...


During the latter half of the 20th century, Stockholm became a modern, technologically-advanced, and ethnically diverse city. Many historical buildings were torn down, including the entire historical district of Klara, and replaced with modern architecture. Throughout the century, many industries shifted away from work-intensive activities into more high-technology and service-industry areas. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... New and old in Klara, in front of Klara Church Klara (also known, in Swedish, as Klarakvarteren) is a part of lower Norrmalm in the central part of Stockholm. ...


The city continued to expand and new districts were created, such as Rinkeby, and Tensta, some with high proportions of immigrants. Rinkeby is a part of the city of Stockholm in Sweden. ... Tensta is a working-class suburb of Stockholm. ...

Stockholm panorama from the City Hall

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Geography

Municipalities of Metropolitan Stockholm. Stockholm Municipality orange
Municipalities of Metropolitan Stockholm. Stockholm Municipality orange
Boroughs of Stockholm Municipality.
Boroughs of Stockholm Municipality.

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Location

Stockholm is located on Sweden's east coast, where Lake Mälaren meets the Baltic Sea. The central parts of the city consists of fourteen islands, all part of the archipelago. The geographical city centre is virtually situated on the water, in the bay Riddarfjärden. For other uses, see Baltic (disambiguation). ... The Stockholm Archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms SkärgÃ¥rd) is the biggest archipelago of Sweden, and one of the biggest archipelagos of the baltic sea. ... Riddarfjärden, literally the Knight Fjord, is a bay of lake Mälaren in central Stockholm. ...


For details about the other municipalities usually considered part of Stockholm, see respective municipality. North of Stockholm Municipality: Järfälla, Solna, Täby, Sollentuna, Lidingö, Upplands Väsby, Österåker, Sigtuna, Sundbyberg, Danderyd, Vallentuna, Ekerö, Upplands-Bro and Vaxholm. South of Stockholm: Huddinge, Nacka, Botkyrka, Haninge, Tyresö, Värmdö and Salem. Järfälla is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, considered a suburb of Stockholm. ... Solna Municipality (unofficial name: City of Solna, or Swedish: Solna Stad) is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, located north of Stockholms city centre. ... Täby Municipality (Täby kommun) is a municipality north of Stockholm, Sweden, with a population of 61,006 (2006). ... Sollentuna municipality is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Lidingö Municipality (Lidingö kommun) is a municipality just east of Stockholm in southeast central Sweden and a part of the Stockholm metropolitan area. ... Upplands Väsby Municipality is a Swedish Municipality in central Sweden. ... ÖsterÃ¥ker is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Sigtuna Municipality is a Municipality in central Sweden, just north of Stockholm, being a part of Metropolitan Stockholm. ... This page deals with both Sundbyberg Municipality and the urban area (tätort) Sundbyberg Sundbyberg, Sumpan, is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden. ... Djursholm Chapel Danderyd is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Vallentuna is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Ekerö is a municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Upplands-Bro is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Scenery from Vaxholm Vaxholm is a municipality of the Stockholm archipelago in central Sweden. ... Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... Nacka Municipality (Nacka kommun) is a Swedish Municipality in Stockholm County, central Sweden. ... Botkyrka Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden, not far from the capital Stockholm. ... Haninge is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... The Tyresö Centrum enclosed shopping centre in Tyresö centre, Bollmora, during winter. ... Värmdö Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County in central Sweden. ... Salem is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ...


Stockholm Municipality

Stockholm Municipality is an administrative unit defined by geographical borders. The semi-officially adopted name for the municipality is City of Stockholm (Stockholms stad in Swedish).[2] As a municipality, the City of Stockholm is subdivided into district councils, or boroughs, which carry responsibility for primary school, social, leisure and cultural services within their respective areas. The City of Stockholm is usually described in terms of its three main parts: Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden), South Stockholm (Söderort) and West Stockholm (Västerort). The districts of respective parts are: Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population. ... Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden) is the city centre of Stockholm in Sweden. ... South Stockholm (Söderort) is the southern part of the City of Stockholm in Sweden. ... West Stockholm (Västerort) is the western part of the City of Stockholm in Sweden. ...

Stockholm City Centre South Stockholm West Stockholm
  • Bromma borough
  • Hässelby-Vällingby borough
  • Rinkeby-Kista borough
  • Spånga-Tensta borough

Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden) is the city centre of Stockholm in Sweden. ... South Stockholm (Söderort) is the southern part of the City of Stockholm in Sweden. ... West Stockholm (Västerort) is the western part of the City of Stockholm in Sweden. ... Kungsholmen is a borough in central Stockholm, named after the dominating district and island in the borough. ... Norrmalm is a borough in central Stockholm, named after the dominating district. ... Södermalm borough is a borough in central Stockholm, created January 1, 2007, through the merging of the boroughs of Maria-Gamla Stan and Katarina-Sofia. ... Östermalm is a borough in central Stockholm, named after the dominating district. ... Enskede-Ã…rsta-Vantör in Stockholm Enskede-Ã…rsta-Vantör is a borough in the southern part of Stockholm. ... Farsta is a borough in the southern part of Stockholm. ... Skarpnäck is a borough in the southern part of Stockholm. ... Skärholmen is a borough in the southern part of Stockholm. ... Älvsjö is a part of the city of Stockholm in Sweden. ... Bromma is a borough in the western part of Stockholm. ... Hässelby-Vällingby is a borough in the western part of Stockholm. ... SpÃ¥nga-Tensta is a borough in the northern part of Stockholm. ...

Climate

Due to the city's high northern latitude, the climate of Stockholm is extremely varied with distinct seasons. At the winter solstice in late December, the day lasts about six hours, whereas at the summer solstice in late June, Stockholm's daylight period extends beyond 18 hours.[3] As a result, Stockholm is exposed to cold winters and mild summers. The highest temperature ever recorded in Stockholm was +36 °C (97 °F); the lowest was −32 °C (−26 °F). While unevenly distributed during the year, the number of annual sun hours usually amounts to over 1,800.[4] Typical temperatures for each season:[5] This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

Weather averages for Stockholm
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -1 (30) -1 (30) 3 (37) 9 (48) 16 (61) 21 (70) 22 (72) 20 (68) 15 (59) 10 (50) 5 (41) 1 (34) 10 (50)
Average low °C (°F) -5 (23) -5 (23) -3 (27) 1 (34) 6 (43) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (55) 9 (48) 5 (41) 1 (34) -3 (27) 2 (36)
Precipitation mm (inch) 39 (1.5) 27 (1.1) 26 (1) 30 (1.2) 30 (1.2) 45 (1.8) 72 (2.8) 66 (2.6) 55 (2.2) 50 (2) 53 (2.1) 46 (1.8) 539 (21.2)
Source: World Weather Information Service [6] 6 Jan 2008

Politics and government

Municipalities are responsible for government-mandated duties, and elections for the Municipal council are held every four years, parallel to the general elections. Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population. ... Municipal council (conseil municipal)(maire) // Despite enormous differences in population, each of the communes of the French Republic possesses a mayor (maire) and a municipal council (conseil municipal) which manage the commune from the mairie (city hall), with exactly the same powers no matter the size of the commune (with... Results of the general election to the Riksdag, the parliament of Sweden, held Sunday September 15, 2002. ...


Following the 2006 municipal elections, the seats are divided in the following way:

The governing parties Parties in opposition

The Mayor of Stockholm is as of 2007 Kristina Axén Olin from the Moderate Party. The Moderate Party (Swedish: : the Moderate Coalition Party, commonly referred to in Swedish as Moderaterna: the Moderates) is a liberal conservative political party in Sweden. ... The Liberal Party of Sweden (in Swedish: Folkpartiet liberalerna, abbreviated fp, meaning Peoples Party the Liberals) is a political party in Sweden. ... The Christian Democrats (Kristdemokraterna) is a political party in Sweden. ... The Centre Party (Centerpartiet) is a political party in Sweden. ... The Swedish Social Democratic Party, (Swedish: , Social Democratic Workers Party of Sweden), contests elections as Workers Party - Social Democrats (Arbetarepartiet-Socialdemokraterna), commonly referred to just as the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterna); is the oldest and largest political party in Sweden. ... The Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) is a socialist and feminist political party in Sweden, from 1967 to 1990 known as the Left Party - Communists (Vänsterpartiet kommunisterna; (vpk)). On welfare issues, the party opposes privatizations. ... The Green Party (Swedish: , literally Environment Party the Greens, and usually simply referred to in Sweden as Miljöpartiet: the Environment Party) is a green political party in Sweden. ... This is a list of mayors of Stockholm (FinansborgarrÃ¥d). ... Kristina Axén Olin is a Swedish Moderate Party politican and Leader of the Opposition on Stockholm Municipal Council. ...


Economy

The vast majority of Stockholmians work in the service industry, which accounts for roughly 85% of jobs in Stockholm. The almost total absence of heavy industry makes Stockholm one of the world's cleanest metropolises. The tertiary sector of industry, also called the service sector or the service industry, is one of the three main industrial categories of a developed economy, the others being the secondary industry (manufacturing and primary goods production such as agriculture), and primary industry (extraction such as mining and fishing). ... For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation). ...


The last decade has seen a significant number of jobs created in high technology companies. Large employers include IBM, Ericsson, and Electrolux. A major IT centre is located in Kista, in northern Stockholm. High tech refers to high technology, technology that is at the cutting-edge and the most advanced currently available. ... For other uses, see IBM (disambiguation) and Big Blue. ... Ericsson () NASDAQ: ERIC. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is a leading provider of communications networks, related services and handset technology platforms. ... This article is about the current worldwide manufacturer of Electrolux products. ... Kista subway station Kista (Swedish: ) is a district of Stockholm Municipality in Sweden belonging to Kista borough. ...


Stockholm is Sweden's financial center. Major Swedish banks, such as Swedbank, Handelsbanken, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, are headquartered in Stockholm, as are the major insurance companies Skandia and Trygg-Hansa. Stockholm is also home to Sweden's foremost stock exchange, the Stockholm Stock Exchange (Stockholmsbörsen). Finally, about 45% of Swedish companies with more than 200 employees are headquartered in Stockholm.[7] Famous clothes retailer H&M is headquartered in the city too. The Swebank logo (1997-2006). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... SEB or Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, is a North-European financial group for corporate customers, institutions and private individuals. ... Skandia is a Swedish insurance company that was started in 1855. ... The Stockholm Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in Stockholm, Sweden. ... For the former railroad, see Hudson and Manhattan Railroad. ...


In the last years, tourism has played an important part in the city's economy. Between 1991–2004, annual overnight stays increased from 4 to 7.7 million.[8]


Largest companies by number of employees:[9]

Ericsson () NASDAQ: ERIC. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is a leading provider of communications networks, related services and handset technology platforms. ... A Swedish postman in Husby, Stockholm. ... SEB or Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, is a North-European financial group for corporate customers, institutions and private individuals. ... The Swebank logo (1997-2006). ... Södersjukhuset is one of the largest hospitals in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Nordea is a financial services group operating in Northern Europe, based in Stockholm. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Capgemini (Euronext: CAP) is a major French company, one of the worlds largest information technology, management consulting, outsourcing and professional services companies with a staff of 75,000 operating in 30 countries. ... Securitas, the security of the Roman Empire, celebrated on the reverse of this sestertius by Hostilian. ... Connex may refer to: a brand name used by Veolia Transport a ficticious energy company in the film Syriana an earlier name of Vodafone Romania a private operator of the suburban railway system in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Connex Melbourne Category: ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... Sodexho Alliance, or simply Sodexho, (Euronext: SW) is a French multinational corporation and one of the largest food services and facilities management companies in the world. ...

Education

Research and higher education in the sciences started in Stockholm in the 18th century, with an education in medicine and various research institutions, such as the Stockholm Observatory. The medical education was eventually formalized in 1811 as the Karolinska Institutet. The Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, or KTH) was founded in 1827 and is currently Scandinavia's largest higher education institute of technology with 13,000 students. Stockholm University, founded in 1878 with university status granted in 1960, has 35,000 students as of 2004. It also incorporates many historical institutions, such as the Observatory, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, and the botanical garden Bergianska trädgården. The Stockholm School of Economics, founded in 1909, is one of few private institutions of higher education in Sweden. A small college, the Collegium Regium Stockholmense, was founded in Stockholm by King John III in 1583, but shut down ten years later with most of the professors being transferred to the revived University of Uppsala. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 2127 KB) Description: Royal Institute of Technology, photo taken in Sweden Source: Photo taken by Jonas Bergsten using a Canon PowerShot G3. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 2127 KB) Description: Royal Institute of Technology, photo taken in Sweden Source: Photo taken by Jonas Bergsten using a Canon PowerShot G3. ... The Royal Institute of Technology or Kungliga tekniska högskolan (KTH) is a university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Stockholm Observatory is an astronomical institution in Stockholm, Sweden, founded in the 18th century and today part of Stockholm University. ... The Karolinska Institutet (often translated from Swedish into English as the Karolinska Institute, and in older texts often as the Royal Caroline Institute) is a medical university in Stockholm, founded in 1810. ... The Royal Institute of Technology or Kungliga tekniska högskolan (KTH) is a university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholm University (Stockholms universitet) is a state university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Swedish Museum of Natural History (in Swedish Naturhistoriska riksmuseet), in Stockholm, was founded in 1819 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, but goes back to the collections acquired mostly through donations by the Academy since its foundation in 1739. ... The Bergianska trädgÃ¥rden, the Bergian Garden, is a botanical garden located in the Frescati area on the outskirts of Stockholm, close to the Swedish Museum of Natural History and the main campus of Stockholm University. ... The Stockholm School of Economics or Handelshögskolan is a business school and private university in Stockholm, Sweden. ...


In the fine arts, educational institutions include the Royal College of Music, which has a history going back to the conservatory founded as part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in 1771, the Royal University College of Fine Arts, which has a similar historical association with the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts and a foundation date of 1735, and the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting, which is the continuation of the school of the Royal Dramatic Theatre, once attended by Greta Garbo. Other schools include the design school Konstfack, founded in 1844, the University College of Opera (founded in 1968, but with older roots), the University College of Dance, and the Stockholms Musikpedagogiska Institut (the University College of Music Education). Fine art is a term used to refer to fields traditionally considered to be artistic. ... The Royal College of Music, Stockholm (Swedish Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Stockholm) is an institution of higher education in music, founded in 1771 as the conservatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Music or , founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... The Royal University College of Fine Arts (Swedish Kungliga Konsthögskolan) is a institution in Stockholm, Sweden for higher education in art, founded in 1735. ... The Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm The Royal Swedish Academy of Arts or , founded in 1773 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... The National Academy of Mime and Acting, known in Swedish as Teaterhögskolan i Stockholm, is a school in Stockholm for acting and mime. ... The Royal Dramatic Theatre or in Swedish Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern, colloquially known in Sweden as Dramaten, is Swedens national stage for spoken drama. Around one thousand shows are played annually on the theatres eight running stages. ... Greta redirects here. ... Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (in Swedish simply known as Konstfack) is a institution for higher education in the area of crafts and design in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholms Musikpedagogiska Institut (or University College of Music Education) is a Swedish University College which offers higher education in the field of teaching music in schools. ...


The Södertörn University College was founded in 1995 as a multidisciplinary institution for southern Metropolitan Stockholm, to balance the many institutions located in the northern part of the region. The main building of the institution, Moas Crescent (Moas bÃ¥ge), takes its name from the writer Moa Martinson, who lived in the vicinity. ... Sketch of all municipalities of Metropolitan Stockholm, with Stockholm City in the middle The location of Metropolitan Stockholm in Sweden Metropolitan Stockholm (also known as Greater Stockholm or Stor-Stockholm in Swedish), is a metropolitan area surrounding the Swedish capital of Stockholm. ...


Other institutes of higher education are:

Military Academy Karlberg.
Military Academy Karlberg.
  • Military Academy Karlberg, the world's oldest military academy to remain in its original location, inaugurated in 1792 and housed in Karlberg Palace.
  • Ersta Sköndal University College
  • The Stockholm School of Theology (Teologiska Högskolan, Stockholm)
  • The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences (Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, or GIH)
  • The Stockholm Institute of Education (Lärarhögskolan i Stockholm)

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Demographics

The Stockholm region is home to around 20% of Sweden's total population, and accounts for about 25% of the gross domestic product.[7] This article is about GDP in the context of economics. ...


The geographical notion of "Stockholm" has changed throughout the times. By the turn of the 19th century, Stockholm basically consisted of the area today known as City Centre, roughly 35 km² (14 sq mi) or 1/5 of the current municipal area. In the ensuing decades several other areas were incorporated (such as Brännkyrka Municipality in 1913, at which time it had 25,000 inhabitants, and Spånga in 1949). The municipal border was established in 1971 – with the exception of Hansta, in 1982 purchased by Stockholm Municipality from Sollentuna Municipality and today a nature reserve.[10] Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden) is the city centre of Stockholm in Sweden. ... Brännkyrka Municipality was a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in eastern Sweden, until its incorporation with Stockholm Municipality in 1913. ... Sollentuna municipality is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ...


Of the population of 765,044 (2004), 370,482 were men and 394,562 women. The average age is 39.8 years; 40.5% of the population is between 20 and 44 years.[10]


309,480 people, or 40.4% of the population, over the age 15 were unmarried. 211,115 people, or 27.5% of the population, were married. 85,373, or 11.1% of the population, had been married but divorced.[10]

An old map of Stockholm City showing the intricate set of islands
An old map of Stockholm City showing the intricate set of islands

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Historical population

Population in the City of Stockholm from 1750 to present:[10]

Year      Stockholm      Nationwide        Stockholm % of nation
1750 60,018 1,780,678 3.4
1800 75,517 2,347,303 3.2
1850 93,070 3,482,541 2.7
1900 300,624 5,136,441 5.9
1910 342,323 5,522 403 6.2
1920 419,440 5,904,489 7.1
1930 502,213 6,142,191 8.2
1940 590,503 6,371,432 9.3
1950 744,143 7,041,829 10.6
1960 808,294 7,500,161 10.8
1970 740,486 8,091,782 9.2
1980 647,214 8,317,937 7.8
1985 659,030 8,358,139 7.9
1990 674,452 8,590,630 7.9
1995 711,119 8,837,496 8.0
2000 750,348 8,882,792 8.4
2005 771,038 9,047,752 8.5
2007 788,269 9,127,058 8.6

In the last century, the population of nearby municipalities in Stockholm County has become relevant to mention as well as the population of Stockholm Municipality, as many municipalities form part of the Stockholm urban area and as such are often considered part of the general term "Stockholm".[10] Stockholm County (Stockholms län) is a county or län on the Baltic sea coast of Sweden. ... Stockholm Municipality is the largest Swedish municipality in terms of population. ... The Stockholm urban area stretches over 11 municipalities in Stockholm County. ...


As of 2000, Stockholm urban area extended into 11 municipalities (Stockholm Municipality 750,000 inh.; Huddinge 82,891; Järfälla 60,254; Solna 56,605; Sollentuna 53,715; Botkyrka 48,268; Haninge 40,151; Tyresö 36,483; Sundbyberg 33,868; Nacka 25,170; Danderyd 24,600) and a total population of 1,200,000 inhabitants. In the entire Stockholm County, with its 26 municipalities, the population reaches 1,900,000 inhabitants.[10] Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... Järfälla is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, considered a suburb of Stockholm. ... Solna Municipality (unofficial name: City of Solna, or Swedish: Solna Stad) is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden, located north of Stockholms city centre. ... Sollentuna municipality is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Botkyrka Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden, not far from the capital Stockholm. ... Haninge is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... The Tyresö Centrum enclosed shopping centre in Tyresö centre, Bollmora, during winter. ... This page deals with both Sundbyberg Municipality and the urban area (tätort) Sundbyberg Sundbyberg, Sumpan, is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in east central Sweden. ... Nacka Municipality (Nacka kommun) is a Swedish Municipality in Stockholm County, central Sweden. ... Djursholm Chapel Danderyd is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ...


Culture

Main article: Culture in Stockholm

Apart from being a large city with an active cultural life, Stockholm, as Sweden's capital, houses many national cultural institutions. There are three UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Stockholm area: the Royal Palace Drottningholm (within Ekerö Municipality), Birka and Hovgården (also within Ekerö) and the Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery). Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Stockholm is rife with museums. ... Stockholm is rife with museums. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. ... Ekerö is a municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Location in Sweden During the Viking Age, Birka or Birca  , on the island of Björkö (also Bierkø, literally: Birch Island) in Sweden, was an important trading center which handled goods from Scandinavia as well as Central and Eastern Europe and the Orient. ... HovgÃ¥rden is an archaeological site on the island of Adelsö in Lake Mälaren in Sweden. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with SkogskyrkogÃ¥rden - The Woodland Cemetery. ...


Stockholm was the 1998 European City of Culture. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one year during which it is given a chance to showcase its cultural life and cultural development. ...


Literature

Authors connected to Stockholm include the poet and songwriter Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795), novelist and dramatist August Strindberg (1849–1912), and novelist Hjalmar Söderberg (1869–1941), all of whom made Stockholm part of their works. Other authors with notable heritage in Stockholm were the Nobel Prize laureate Eyvind Johnson (1900–1976) and the popular poet and composer Evert Taube (1890–1976). The novelist Per Anders Fogelström (1917–1998) wrote a popular series of historical novels depicting life in Stockholm from the 19th to the mid-20th century. Carl Michael Bellman (February 4, 1740 - February 11, 1795) was a Swedish poet and composer. ...   (January 22, 1849 â€“ May 14, 1912) was a Swedish writer, playwright, and painter. ... Hjalmar Söderberg (July 2, 1869 - October 14, 1941) was a Swedish novelist and playwright. ... Eyvind Johnson, (July 29, 1900- August 25, 1976) was a Swedish author. ... (help· info) (March 12, 1890-January 31, 1976) was a Swedish author, artist, composer and singer. ... Per Anders Fogelström (1917-1998) was among the leading figures in modern Swedish literature. ...


Architecture

Strandvägen as seen from the island of Djurgården.
Strandvägen as seen from the island of Djurgården.

The city's oldest section is “Gamla Stan” (Old Town), located on the original small islands of the city's earliest settlements and still featuring the medieval street layout. Some notable buildings of Gamla Stan are the large German Church (Tyska kyrkan) and several mansions and palaces: the Riddarhuset (the House of Nobles), the Bonde Palace, the Tessin Palace and the Oxenstierna Palace. The oldest building in Stockholm is the Riddarholmskyrkan from the late 13th century. After a fire in 1697 when the original medieval castle was destroyed, Stockholm Palace was erected in a baroque style. Storkyrkan Cathedral, the episcopal seat of the Bishop of Stockholm, stands next to the castle. It was founded in the 13th century but is clad in a baroque exterior dating to the 18th century. ImageMetadata File history File links Gamla_Stan_swe. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Gamla_Stan_swe. ... Panoramic view of Gamla stan from the harbour. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 200 KB) Summary Personal Picture. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 200 KB) Summary Personal Picture. ... Nordic Museum at DjurgÃ¥rden, facing south-west with Skeppsholmen, Gamla stan and Södermalm in the background. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ... External link Riddarhuset - Official site Categories: Stub | Swedish history | Stockholm buildings ... The Palace of Bonde, situated right next to the House of Knights, is the current seat of the Supreme Court of Sweden The Bonde Palace (Swedish: Bondeska palatset) in Stockholm was built as the private residence of the Lord High Treasurer of Sweden, Gustaf Bonde, between 1662 and 1673 on... The Tessin Palace is a baroque townhouse located in Stockholm, Swedens old town. ... -1... The Stockholm Palace (Swedish: Stockholms slott) is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch. ... For other uses, see Baroque (disambiguation). ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


As early as the 15th century, the city had expanded outside of its original borders. Some pre-industrial, small-scale buildings from this era can still be found in Södermalm. During the 19th century and the age of industrialization Stockholm grew rapidly, with plans and architecture inspired by the large cities of the continent such as Berlin and Vienna. Notable works of this time period include public buildings such as the Royal Swedish Opera and private developments such as the luxury housing developments on Strandvägen. Houses of Södermalm, facing Riddarfjärden Small street on Södermalm. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... The Royal Swedish Opera, as seen from the southwest The Royal Swedish Opera, or Kungliga Operan, is the national stage for opera in Sweden. ... Strandvägen, Stockholm is a boulevard like street in Östermalm, lined with beutiful stone buildings on one side and a quay streching along the other side. ...


In the 20th century, a nationalistic push spurred a new architectural style inspired by medieval and renaissance ancestry as well as influences of the Jugend / Art Nouveau style. A key landmark of Stockholm, the Stockholm City Hall, was erected 1911–1923 by architect Ragnar Östberg. Other notable works of these times are the Stockholm Public Library and the Forest Cemetery, Skogskyrkogården Alfons Mucha, lithographed poster Dancel (1898). ... Vitebsk Railway Station one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture. ... Stockholm City Hall, seen from the south. ... Ragnar Östberg (1866-1945) was a Swedish architect who is most famous for designing Stockholm City Hall. ... Exterior of main building The rotunda Stockholm Public Library (Swedish: ), sometimes informally called Asplunds Library, is a rotunda library building in Stockholm, Sweden. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with SkogskyrkogÃ¥rden - The Woodland Cemetery. ...


In the 1930s modernism characterized the development of the city as it grew. New residential areas sprang up such as the development on Gärdet while industrial development added to the growth, such as the KF manufacturing industries on Kvarnholmen located in the Nacka Municipality. In the 1950s, suburban development entered a new phase with the introduction of the Stockholm metro. The modernist developments of Vällingby and Farsta where internationally praised. In the 1960s this suburban development continued but with the aesthetic of the times, the industrialised and mass-produced blocks of flats received a large amount of criticism. For Christian theological modernism, see Liberal Christianity and Modernism (Roman Catholicism). ... Gärdet is a part of Stockholm, Sweden. ... Nacka Municipality (Nacka kommun) is a Swedish Municipality in Stockholm County, central Sweden. ... Vällingby is a suburbian district in West Stockholm, Sweden. ... Farsta is a suburb in Stockholm, Sweden. ...


At the same time that this suburban development was happening the most central areas of the inner city where being redesigned. Sergels Torg, with its five high-rise office towers was created in the 1960s, followed by the total clearance of large areas to make room for new development projects. The most notable buildings from this period is the ensemble of the House of Culture, City Theatre and National Bank at Sergels Torg, designed by architect Peter Celsing. Sergels Torg with Kulturhuset (to the left) at night Sergels torg (translated Sergels Square) is a well-known public square in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden. ... Façade of the Bank of Sweden building Interior of Celsings Reading Room C of Carolina Rediviva Peter Celsing (1920-1974) was a Swedish modernist architect. ...


Museums

Stockholm is one of the most crowded museum-cities in the world with some 70 museums, visited by over 9 million people per year.[citation needed]


The most renowned national museum is the Nationalmuseum,[citation needed] with Sweden's largest collection of art: 16,000 paintings and 30,000 objects of art handicraft. The collection dates back to the days of Gustav Vasa in the 16th century, and has since been expanded with works by artists such as Rembrandt, and Antoine Watteau, as well as constituting a main part of Sweden's art heritage, manifested in the works of Alexander Roslin, Anders Zorn, Johan Tobias Sergel, Carl Larsson, Carl Fredrik Hill and Ernst Josephson. Swedish Nationalmuseum, seen across the water from the Royal Castle in Stockholm. ... Gustav Vasa, originally Gustav Eriksson Vasa (May 12, 1496–September 29, 1560) was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death. ... This article is about the Dutch artist. ... Jean-Antoine Watteau (October 10, 1684 - July 18, 1721) was a French Rococo painter. ... Alexander Roslin – ”Baroness de Neubourg-Cromière” (1756) Alexander Roslin (July 15, 1718 - July 5 1793) was a Swedish portait painter born in Malmö. Married 1759 to Marie-Suzanne Giroust. ... Anders Zorn: Self-portrait in red 1915 Anders Zorn (February 18, 1860 – August 22, 1920) was a Swedish painter who painted a portrait of, among others, the former American President Grover Cleveland in 1899. ... Johan Tobias Sergel (September 8, 1740 - February 26, 1814), Swedish sculptor, was born in Stockholm. ... Carl Larsson (May 28, 1853 – January 22, 1919) was a Swedish painter and interior designer. ... Carl Fredrik Hill (31 May 1849 - 22 February 1911) was a Swedish painter. ... Strömkarlen Ernst Josephson (16 April 1851, Stockholm, Sweden - 22 November 1906) was a Swedish painter, whose main work was done on portraits and paintings of folk life. ...


The Museum of Modern Art, or Moderna Museet, is Sweden's national museum of modern art. It has works by famous modern artists such as Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Moderna museet, the Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden, is a state museum located on the island of Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, that was first opened in 1958. ... A young Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, formally Pablo Ruiz Picasso, (October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century art. ... Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquis of Púbol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), was a Spanish surrealist painter of Catalan descent born in Figueres, Catalonia (Spain). ...


Other notable museums:

The Stockholm City Museum. ... Winter view of Skogaholm Manor, moved to Skansen from Närke Hand-coloured postcard of Skansen, ca 1900 Skansen is the first open air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island DjurgÃ¥rden in Stockholm, Sweden[citation needed]. It was founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius... The old town (Den gamle by) — an open air museum in the town of Aarhus, Denmark An open air museum is a distinct type of museum exhibiting its collections out-of-doors. ... Nordic Museum as seen from Skansen. ... The Vasa Museum (Vasa Museet), located on the island Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden, is a maritime museum that displays the worlds only surviving 17th century ship, HMS Wasa. ... Regalskeppet Vasa (also Wasa) is a Swedish 64-gun ship of the line built for King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden of the House of Vasa, between 1626 and 1628. ...

Outer suburbs

Kista in northern Stockholm.
Kista in northern Stockholm.

The outer Stockholm suburbs are places with diverse cultural background. Some areas in the outer suburbs, including those of Tensta, Jordbro, Fittja, Husby, Rinkeby, Kista, Hagsätra, Rågsved, Södertälje, Huddinge, have high percentages of immigrants or second generation immigrants. These mainly come from the Middle East and former Yugoslavia but there are also immigrants from Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America.[citation needed] Other parts of the outer suburbs, such as Hässelby, Vällingby, Flysta and Hökarängen, as well as some of the suburbs mentioned above, have a majority of ethnic Swedes. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 1536 pixel, file size: 751 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 1536 pixel, file size: 751 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Kista subway station Kista (Swedish: ) is a district of Stockholm Municipality in Sweden belonging to Kista borough. ... Tensta is a working-class suburb of Stockholm. ... Jordbro is a small town in Metropolitan Stockholm, and the seat of Haninge Municipality (kommun) in Stockholm County in eastern Sweden. ... Fittja is a part of Botkyrka Municipality and the name of the Stockholm Metro station in the area. ... Husby is the name of many swedish (and danish) farms and villages. ... Rinkeby is a part of the city of Stockholm in Sweden. ... Kista subway station Kista (Swedish: ) is a district of Stockholm Municipality in Sweden belonging to Kista borough. ... Hagsätra is a district in the southern part of the city of Stockholm. ... RÃ¥gsved RÃ¥gsved is a working-class suburb in the south of Stockholm, Sweden. ... Södertälje [søːdə˘ʈɛljÉ™] is a Municipality in Stockholm County, in central Sweden. ... Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia, or literary The Land of South Slavs) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Vällingby is a suburbian district in West Stockholm, Sweden. ... Flysta is a part of the congregation SpÃ¥nga in the western-most parts of Stockholm town. ... Hökarängen Hökarängen is a district in southern Stockholm. ... This article is about the Swedes as an ethnic group. ...


Theatres

Distinguished among Stockholm's many theatres are the Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten), one of Europe's most renowned theatres, and the Royal Swedish Opera, inaugurated in 1773. The Royal Dramatic Theatre or in Swedish Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern, colloquially known in Sweden as Dramaten, is Swedens national stage for spoken drama. Around one thousand shows are played annually on the theatres eight running stages. ... The Royal Swedish Opera, as seen from the southwest The Royal Swedish Opera, or Kungliga Operan, is the national stage for opera in Sweden. ...


Other notable theatres are the Stockholm City Theatre (Stockholms stadsteater), the Peoples Opera (Folkoperan), the Modern Theatre of Dance (Moderna dansteatern), the China Theatre, the Göta Lejon Theatre, the Mosebacke Theatre, and the Oscar Theatre. Stockholm City Theatre, Stockholms stadsteater in Swedish, is Swedens most popular theatre. ... Folkoperan is an opera house in Sweden. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Göta Lejon is a theatre stage in Stockholm, Sweden, located in Södermalm. ... Mosebacke Mosebacke is a part of Södermalm in Stockholm, Sweden where cultural events take place. ... Oscarsteatern in Stockholm; the main entrance. ...


Media

Stockholm is the media center of Sweden. It has four nation-wide daily newspapers, is also the central location of the publicly-funded radio (SR) and television (SVT); in addition, all other major television channels have their base in Stockholm (TV4 TV3, TV6 and Kanal 5). All major magazines are also located to Stockholm, as are the largest literature publisher, the Bonnier group. Sveriges Radio AB (SR) – Swedish Radio Ltd – is Swedens national publicly funded radio broadcaster. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... TV4 AB (previously known as Nordisk Television AB) is a Swedish media company that owns the largest commercial television channel in Sweden, TV4. ... TV3 is the largest commercial television channel of Viasat, which is part of the Swedish media company Modern Times Group. ... TV6 is a Swedish TV channel broadcast by Viasat. ... Kanal 5 is a Swedish commercial television channel. ... Bonnier is a swedish media group owned by the Bonnier-family. ...


Sports

The most popular spectator sports are football and ice hockey. The three most popular teams are AIK, Djurgårdens IF and Hammarby IF. “Soccer” redirects here. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... AIK is a Swedish sports club based in Solna, north of Stockholm. ... The club logo DjurgÃ¥rdens IF is a Swedish sports club with several departments, located in Stockholm. ... For the place name, see Hammarby, Stockholm. ...


Historically, the city was the host of the 1912 Summer Olympics. From those days stem the Stockholms Olympiastadion which has since hosted numerous sports events, notably football and athletics. Other major sport arenas are Råsunda Stadium, the national football stadium, and Stockholm Globe Arena, a multi-sport arena and one of the largest spherical building in the world. The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholms Olympiastadion as seen at the opening of the 1912 Summer Olympics. ... RÃ¥sunda Stadium, located in the Stockholm suburb of Solna, is the home ground for football team AIK, the home of the Sweden mens national team and also hosts the headquarters of the headquarters of the Swedish Football Association. ... The Stockholm Globe Arena or, in Swedish, Globen (The Globe) is an arena in Stockholm, Sweden. ...


Stockholm also hosted all but one of the Nordic Games, a winter multi-sport event that predated the Winter Olympics. The Nordic Games was the first international multi-sport event that focused primarily on winter sports, and was held at varying intervals between 1901 and 1926. ... A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics for short but more correctly The Olympic Winter Games, are the cold-weather counterpart to the Summer Olympic Games. ...


Yearly events

  • Stockholm Jazz Festival is one of Sweden's oldest festivals, the festival takes place at Skeppsholmen in July. [11]
  • Stockholm Pride is the largest Pride event in the Nordic countries and takes place in the last week of July every year. The Stockholm Pride always ends with a parade and in 2007, 50 000 people marched with the parade and about 500 000 watched it.[12]
  • The Stockholm Marathon takes place on a Saturday in early June each year
  • The Nobel Banquet takes place at Stockholm City Hall every year on December 10

Eva Dahlgren on stage at Skeppsholmen in 2006. ... Stockholm Pride is a festival for homo-, bi- and transsexuals held yearly in Stockholm, Sweden since 1998. ... Stockholm Marathon is an annual marathon arranged in Stockholm, Sweden since 1979 . ... The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: ) are awards in Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physiology or Medicine and Economics. ... Stockholm City Hall, seen from the south. ...

Gallery of notable buildings

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Transport

Public transport

Stockholm has an extensive public transport system. It consists of the Stockholm Metro (Tunnelbana); three regional/suburban rail systems: commuter rail (pendeltåg), Roslagsbanan, and Saltsjöbanan; three light rail systems: Nockebybanan, Lidingöbanan, and Tvärbanan; and a large number of bus lines. Public transport in Stockholm consists of bus, metro, regional/suburban rail, light rail, tram and archipelago boat operation in Stockholm County, Sweden. ... Mass transit redirects here. ... Stockholm Metro, Hötorget Station on the green line RÃ¥dhuset Station on the blue line KungsträdgÃ¥rden Station on the blue line T-Centralen, blue line August Strindberg at the RÃ¥dmansgatan station on the green line The Stockholm Metro, or Stockholms tunnelbana, is the metro system in... Commuter train in Stockholm. ... Train on the Roslagsbanan Roslagsbanan is a local narrow-gauge railway line in Stockholm County, Sweden. ... Saltsjöbanan is a suburban rail system between Stockholm and Saltsjöbaden in Nacka, Sweden. ... Nockebybanan is a light rail system in western Stockholm, Sweden between Nockeby and Alvik. ... Train of tram cars at Kottla stop on Lidingöbanan Lidingöbanan is a light rail system in Stockholm Sweden between Ropsten and GÃ¥shaga brygga, going in the south half of the Lidingö island. ... Tvärbanan is a light rail system in Stockholm, Sweden. ...

Stockholm Metro, Rådhuset Station
Stockholm Metro, Rådhuset Station

All the land-based public transport in Stockholm County, except the airport buses/trains, are organized by Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL), with the operation and maintenance of the public transport services delegated to several contractors, such as Connex who operate the metro and regional/suburban railways except for the commuter rail. The archipelago boat traffic is handled by Waxholmsbolaget. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1531 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Stockholm Metro ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1531 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Stockholm Metro ... Rådhuset Station on the blue line Rådhuset metro station. ... Stockholm County (Stockholms län) is a county or län on the Baltic sea coast of Sweden. ... Storstockholms Lokaltrafik AB, commonly referred to as SL, is the organisation running all of the land based public transport systems in Stockholm. ... Connex may refer to: a brand name used by Veolia Transport a ficticious energy company in the film Syriana an earlier name of Vodafone Romania a private operator of the suburban railway system in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Connex Melbourne Category: ... Commuter train in Stockholm. ... Waxholmsbolaget, actually Waxholms Ångfartygs AB is a shipping company that is owned by the Stockholm County Council and is responsible for the seabourne public transport in Stockholm archipelago and Stockholm harbour. ...


SL has a common ticket system in the entire Stockholm County, which allows for easy travel between different modes of transport. The tickets are of two main types, single ticket and travel cards, both allowing for unlimited travel with SL in the entire Stockholm County for the duration of the ticket validity. Starting April 1st, 2007, a new zone system(A,B,C) and price system applies for single tickets. Single tickets are now available in forms of cash ticket, individual unit pre-paid tickets, pre-paid ticket slips of 10, sms-ticket and machine ticket. Cash tickets bought at the point of travel are the most expensive and pre-paid tickets slips of 10 are the cheapest. A single ticket is valid for one hour. The duration of the travel card validity depends on the exact type, they are available from 24 hours up to a year. A 30-day card costs 620 SEK (66 EUR; 88 USD). Tickets of all these types are available with reduced price for persons under 20 and over 65 years old. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Roads

Essingeleden, part of E4 and E20
Essingeleden, part of E4 and E20

Stockholm is at the junction of the European routes E4, E18 and E20. A half-completed motorway ring road exists on the south and west sides of the City Centre. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3504 × 2336 pixel, file size: 4. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3504 × 2336 pixel, file size: 4. ... Essingeleden southbound from Nybodahöjden Photo: Tage Olsin Essingeleden is a motorway that goes from Solna to Stockholm, Sweden, crossing the westmost parts of central Stockholm, by going over Kungsholmen, Lilla Essingen and Stora Essingen. ... European Route Sign The international E-road network is a network of roads in Europe, numbered E1 and up. ... European route E4 passes through Finland and Sweden. ... European route E18 begins at Ireland, then through the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, and Finland to end at Russia. ... From west to east: Shannon Airport - Limerick - Dublin . ... Stockholm ring road (Stockholms ringled) is a cancelled ring road around central Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden) is the city centre of Stockholm in Sweden. ...


Congestion charges

Congestion tax control point at Liljeholmen
Congestion tax control point at Liljeholmen

Stockholm has a congestion pricing system, Stockholm congestion tax,[13] in use on a permanent basis since August 1, 2007,[14][15] after having had a seven month trial period in the first half of 2006.[16] The City Centre is within the congestion tax zone. All the entrances and exits of this area have unmanned control points operating with automatic number plate recognition. All vehicles entering or exiting the congestion tax affected area, with a few exceptions, have to pay 10–20 SEK (1.09–2.18 EUR, 1.49–2.98 USD) depending on the time of day between 06:30 and 18:29. The maximum tax amount per vehicle per day is 60 SEK (6.53 EUR, 8.94 USD).[17] Payment is done by various means within 14 days after one has passed one of the control points, one cannot pay at the control points.[18] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixel, file size: 211 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Automatic tollstation att Liljeholmen, Stockholm, Sweden. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixel, file size: 211 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Automatic tollstation att Liljeholmen, Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Stockholm congestion tax or The Stockholm Trials (in Swedish: Trängselskatt i Stockholm or Stockholmsförsöket) is a traffic congestion and environmental tax that will be imposed on most vehicles in Stockholm, Sweden during a trial period between January 3, 2006 and July 31, 2006. ... Road pricing is a term that refers to the charging for the use of streets and roads. ... The Stockholm congestion tax or The Stockholm Trials (in Swedish: Trängselskatt i Stockholm or Stockholmsförsöket) is a traffic congestion and environmental tax that will be imposed on most vehicles in Stockholm, Sweden during a trial period between January 3, 2006 and July 31, 2006. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Stockholm City Centre (Innerstaden) is the city centre of Stockholm in Sweden. ... The system must be able to deal with different styles of licence plates Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR; see also other names below) is a mass surveillance method that uses optical character recognition on images to read the licence plates on vehicles. ... ISO 4217 Code SEK User(s) Sweden Inflation 2. ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... USD redirects here. ...


After the trial period was over, consultative referendums were held in Stockholm Municipality and several other municipalities in Stockholm County. The then-reigning government (cabinet Persson) stated that they would only take into consideration the results of the referendum in Stockholm Municipality. The opposition parties (Alliance for Sweden) stated that if they were to form a cabinet after the general election—which was held the same day as the congestion tax referendums—they would take into consideration the referendums held in several the other municipalities as well, but didn't specify more in detail how they would do that. The results of the referendums were such the Stockholm Municipality voted for the congestion tax, but all the other municipalities voted against it. The opposition parties won the general election and a few days before they formed government (cabinet Reinfeldt) they announced that the congestion tax would be reintroduced in Stockholm, but that the revenue would go entirely to road construction in and around Stockholm. During the trial period and according to the agenda of the previous government the revenue went entirely to public transport. It has been suggested that Scandals shaking the Swedish Social Democratic government be merged into this article or section. ... Alliance for Sweden (Swedish: ) is a political alliance in Sweden. ... Alliance for Sweden supporters celebrates at Sergels Torg in Stockholm. ... Fredrik Reinfeldt has served as Prime Minister of Sweden since October 6, 2006. ...


Ferries

Stockholm has regular ferry lines to Helsinki and Turku in Finland (commonly called "Finlandsfärjan"); Tallinn, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; and to the Åland islands. Travelers are no longer able to take a direct ferry to St. Petersburg, Russia as of 1998. One must first ferry to Helsinki and then onto St. Petersburg. Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - Mayor Jussi Pajunen Area  - Total 187. ... Location of Turku in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Western Finland Region Finland Proper Sub-region Turku sub-region Government  - Mayor Mikko Pukkinen Area  - City 306. ... Ruotsin-laiva or ruotsinlaiva (Finnish for ship to Sweden) or Finlandsfärja (Swedish for ship to Finland) is a common name for the large passenger ferries (RORO-type) providing daily transport from the Finnish cities of Helsinki and Turku to the Swedish city of Stockholm and back. ... County Area 159. ... For other uses, see Riga (disambiguation). ... “Aland” redirects here. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland...


The large Stockholm archipelago is served by the Waxholmsbolaget archipelago boats. The Stockholm Archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms Skärgård) is the biggest archipelago of Sweden, and one of the biggest archipelagos of the baltic sea. ... Waxholmsbolaget, actually Waxholms Ångfartygs AB is a shipping company that is owned by the Stockholm County Council and is responsible for the seabourne public transport in Stockholm archipelago and Stockholm harbour. ...


Airports

Flygbussarna bus lines run to and from central Stockholm from all the airports, and the Arlanda Express airport rail link runs between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm. Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (IATA: ARN, ICAO: ESSA), is an international airport located in Sigtuna Municipality near to the town of Märsta, about 42km north of Stockholm and nearly 40km, by road, south-east of Uppsala. ... Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, was founded in 1946 when the flag carriers of Denmark, Sweden and Norway formed a partnership to handle intercontinental traffic to Scandinavia. ... Stockholm-Bromma Airport (IATA: BMA, ICAO: ESSB) is an airport in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholm Skavsta Airport (IATA: NYO), Skavsta Flygplats, is located 100km south of Stockholm, Sweden in the municipality of Nyköping, spoken Nueschoeping. ... Stockholm-VästerÃ¥s Airport, also known as VästerÃ¥s Airport or Hässlö Flygplats is located about 100km west of Stockholm, Sweden. ... Flygbussarna provide an airport bus service between many airports in and cities in Sweden. ... Arlanda Express Train at Stockholm Central Station Arlanda Express is a train-to-the-plane service in Stockholm, Sweden connecting Stockholm Central Station with Arlanda Airport. ... Londons Heathrow Express runs non-stop from Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport. ...


Inter-city trains

The Stockholm Central Station has train connections to many Swedish towns, and to Oslo and Copenhagen. The popular X2000-service to Gothenburg takes three hours. Most of the trains are run by SJ AB. Central station of Stockholm, as seen from the outside. ... This article is about the capital of Norway. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ... X 2000 is the brand name of Swedens tilting 200 km/h high-speed train class X2, which is operated by SJ. It was launched in 1990 as a first-class only train with a meal included in the ticket price, and free use of the trains fax... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... X2000 train. ...


Twin towns

The policy of Stockholm is to have informal town twinning with all capitals of the world, with its main focus being those in northern Europe. Stockholm does not sign any formal town twinning treaties, although the city claims to have established such treaties in the past which are still valid.[19] Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...


The cities claiming to having been twinned with Stockholm are:

Image File history File links Flag_of_Albania. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Albania Founded 1614 Elevation 295 ft (90 m) Population (2005 est)[1]  - City 585,756  - Metro 700,000 Tirana (Albanian: Tiranë or Tirana) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Albania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Coordinates: , Country Entity Canton Sarajevo Canton Government  - Mayor Semiha Borovac (SDA) Area [1]  - City 141. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland...

References and notes

  1. ^ Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2007 och befolkningsförändringar kvartal 4 2007
  2. ^ In official contexts, the municipality of Stockholm calls itself "Stockholms stad" (or City of Stockholm), as does a small number of other Swedish municipalities, and especially the other two Swedish metropols: Gothenburg and Malmö. However, the term city has administratively been discontinued in Sweden. See also city status in Sweden
  3. ^ Time and Date.com, 2006-07-18
  4. ^ SMHI - Sveriges Meteorologiska och Hydrologiska Institut
  5. ^ Stockholm, The Official Visitors Guide, Climate 2006-07-18
  6. ^ Weather Information for Stockholm. World Weather Information Service]. Retrieved on 6 Jan, 2008.
  7. ^ a b Näringslivet i siffror — Stockholm Business Region website
  8. ^ "Besöksnäring" — Stockholm Business Region website
  9. ^ Statistical Yearbook of Stockholm 2006, section Labour Market and Manufacturing, p. 244 pdf file
  10. ^ a b c d e f Stockholm Statistical Yearbook, 2006 (Stockholms statistiska årsbok för 2006) City of Stockholm website, May 2006. The numbers provided by Stockholm Office of Research and Statistics, or Utrednings- och statistikkontoret (USK), in Swedish. (USK official web information in English
  11. ^ Stockholm Jazz
  12. ^ Stockholm Pride
  13. ^ Congestion tax in Stockholm from 1 August. Swedish Road Administration. Retrieved on 2007-08-02.
  14. ^ Trängselskatt i Stockholm. Swedish Road Administration. Retrieved on 2007-08-01.
  15. ^ Odramatisk start för biltullarna. Dagens Nyheter (2007-08-01). Retrieved on 2007-08-01.
  16. ^ Stockholmsförsöket. Stockholmsförsöket. Retrieved on 2007-07-18.
  17. ^ Tider och belopp. Swedish Road Administration. Retrieved on 2007-08-01.
  18. ^ Betalning. Swedish Road Administration. Retrieved on 2007-08-01.
  19. ^ "Internationell strategi" -- Stockholm Stads official website
  20. ^ Twinning Cities: International Relations. Municipality of Tirana. www.tirana.gov.al. Retrieved on 2008-01-25.

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See also

This is a list of the largest metropolitan areas of Europe. ... This table lists statistics (2002) (Gdańsk, Gdynia, Świnoujście, Szczecin, Helsinki and Tallinn 2004)( Klaipėda 2005) for the major ports of the Baltic Sea. ... A list of people connected to Stockholm, Sweden. ... Stockholmska is a group of dialects spoken in Stockholm. ... For other uses, see Stockholm syndrome (disambiguation). ...

External links

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