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Uppsala County (Uppsala län) is a county or län on the eastern coast of Sweden. It borders the counties of Dalarna, Stockholm, Södermanland, Västmanland, Gävleborg, and the Baltic Sea.
Cities, towns & villages in Uppsala
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Gamla UppsalaGamla Uppsala (\"Old Uppsala\") is a parish and a village outside Uppsala in Sweden. It had 16,231 inhabitants in 1874. As early as the 3rd century AD and the 4th century AD and onwards, it was an important religious, economic and political centre. Early written sources show that already during pre-history, Gamla Uppsala was well known in Northern Europe as the residence of the Swedish kings of the legendary Yngling dynasty. In fact, the oldest Scandinavian sources, such as Ynglingatal, the Westrogothic law and the Gutasaga talk of the king of Sweden as the \"King at Uppsala\". Show Gamla Uppsalaon the map
BjörklingeBjörklinge is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 3,269 inhabitants in 2010. The name, written as Birklinge, was used for the parish as early as 1314, and Norsemen graves have been found in the area. Björklinge is situated on a glacial ridge next to lake Långsjön. European route E4 passed through the village until the new motorway east of Björklinge was opened for traffic on October 17, 2007. Björklinge church, which was first built in the early 14th century and re-built in the 17th century, is in the centre of the village. Show Björklingeon the map
ForsmarkForsmark is a village with 59 inhabitants on the east coast of Uppland, Sweden. It is most known as the location of the Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant. Another remarkable facility in Forsmark is the static inverter of HVDC Fenno-Skan, just west of the nuclear power plant. Show Forsmarkon the map
MarielundMarielund railway station (Swedish: Marielunds järnvägsstation) is a railroad station at Upsala-Lenna Jernväg (ULJ) in Sweden. The station is located 14 km east of Uppsala. The station was opened in 1876. In 1918, electric light was installed in the station, including platform lights. The middle platform was built in 1949. In 1953, a new electric signal box with electric interlocking and railway signaling were built. The current signal box is from the SRJ station Djursholms Ösby north of Stockholm, and the goods store house is from the former SRJ station Österbybruk. As the station currently includes the main signal control for the ULJ railroad, Marielund Station is always staffed during regular traffic hours. Show Marielundon the map
HummelstaHummelsta is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,002 inhabitants in 2010. The buildings consist largely of villas, but recently, some townhouses have been added. Hummelsta is located along the old highway, E18, and many of the inhabitants commute to work in Enköping or Västerås. Hummelsta lacks own major employers. The community has a school named Hummelstaskolan, which has about 250 students. Show Hummelstaon the map
BålstaBålsta is a locality and the seat of Håbo Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 14,147 inhabitants in 2010. Although not in Stockholm County it has the north-western terminus of the Stockholm suburban rail system. Many inhabitants commute to Stockholm. The travel time is 40 minutes by suburban train, and less than 30 minutes by commuter-or intercity rail. Lasse Åberg, a famous Swedish actor, musician and artist, lives in Bålsta and has opened a museum there. Show Bålstaon the map
LövstalötLövstalöt is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,046 inhabitants in 2010. Lövstalöt is situated 12 km north of the city of Uppsala, in the flat country that surrounds the city. Until the end of the 1930s, the village consisted of a few houses and a school, built in 1892. In 1938, a woodworking factory, Bälinge Snickerifabrik, was built. Most of the houses in Lövstalöt were built during the 1960s and 1980s. Detached houses dominate, but there are also some terraced houses. In the centre of Lövstalöt there is a gravefield from the iron age. Show Lövstalöton the map
UpplandstunaUppland (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɵpːland] (13px listen)) is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital. It borders Södermanland, Västmanland and Gästrikland. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea. It has an extremely short and strangely shaped land border with Åland, an autonomous province of Finland, on the small uninhabited island of Märket in the Baltic. Show Upplandstunaon the map
KarlholmsbrukKarlholmsbruk is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,150 inhabitants in 2010. In 1725 Charles de Geer of Lövstabruk purchased the mansions of Finnerånger, from Johan Dahl Finnerånger, and Holmsånger, from Hugo Johan Hamilton Holmsånger, in order to start an ironworks, Karlholmsbruk, at the mouth of Tämnarån, which he successfully did after a lengthy legal process. Originally a Wallonic hearth was erected. In 1880 it was replaced by a Lancashire hearth. Iron production was discontinued in September 1932. Show Karlholmsbrukon the map
UppsalaUppsala (pronounced [²ɵpːsɑːla] (13px listen); older spelling Upsala) is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth largest city of Sweden, after Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. It had 140,454 inhabitants in 2010. Show Uppsalaon the map
LövstabrukLövstabruk is a village on a common in the parish of Österlövsta, Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden. In 2010 it had a population of 96, compared to some 1300 at its height during the 18th century. The word lövsta is derived from lösta, an old Swedish word for \"glade\". The contemporary spelling in the 18th century was Leufsta, with French orthography reflecting the Walloon origin of the workforce. The latter part of the name, bruk, means both \"mill town\" and \"ironworks\". Show Lövstabrukon the map
GottsundaGottsunda, is a district in Uppsala, Sweden. In 2007, it had 9,474 inhabitants of whom 4,610 (48,7%) had a foreign background. The name is derived from the farm Gottsunda, and Gutasund or Guttasund is mentioned in sources as far back as 1304. The majority of present buildings were built as part of the Million Programme in the 1960s and 1970s. The Swedish botanist Carl von Linné is known to have made excursions to Gottsunda with his students during the 18th century. Show Gottsundaon the map
FjuckbyFjuckby (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈfjɵkːbʏ]) is a village in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden, located about 15 km north of the central city Uppsala along European route E4. The village has a population of 65 people (as of 2000) within an area of 18 hectares. Known as a site for runestones, the village's name has generated worldwide interest in the village. Show Fjuckbyon the map
SkutskärSkutskär is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of Älvkarleby Municipality in Uppsala County, Sweden with 6,075 inhabitants in 2010. According to the census of 2000 6,003 people lived in Skutskär, most of them in Älvkarleby Municipality, but a minor part in Gävle Municipality in Gävleborg County. Show Skutskäron the map
ÖrbyhusÖrbyhus is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,984 inhabitants in 2010. Örbyhus Castle, located 3 km (2 mi) from the station, is known for being the place where the former king Eric XIV of Sweden died on 26 February 1577 from arsenic poisoning. Show Örbyhuson the map
SkölstaSkölsta is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 344 inhabitants in 2010. The narrow-gauge heritage railroad Upsala-Lenna Jernväg has a stop in Skölsta, with a manual signal which passengers can use to signal the train to stop. Show Skölstaon the map
ÖregrundÖregrund is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,555 inhabitants in 2010. It is located by the coast of the Baltic Sea. Öregrund is, despite its small population, for historical reasons often still referred to as a city. Show Öregrundon the map
SkärplingeSkärplinge is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 673 inhabitants in 2010. The main town of Skärplinge contains a school, an ICA, a pizza restaurant and a few shops. Skärplinge is near the small village of Åkerby. Show Skärplingeon the map
ÖsthammarÖsthammar is a locality and the seat of Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 4,534 inhabitants in 2010. Today Östhammar Municipality is a part of Uppsala County, but the area has historically been a part of Stockholm County. Show Östhammaron the map
KnutbyKnutby is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 564 inhabitants in 2010. Knutby's sports club, Knutby IF, was established in 1938 and its activities include football, skiing , gymnastics and athletics. Show Knutbyon the map
ÖrsundsbroÖrsundsbro is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,813 inhabitants in 2010. Show Örsundsbroon the map
HuggleHuggle is a very small medieval village in Heby, Uppsala, Sweden. The village is lacking in a land taxation list from 1312, but is mentioned in writing in 1454, so it is likely to have been founded in the meantime. Show Huggleon the map
ÄlvkarlebyÄlvkarleby is a locality situated in Älvkarleby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,647 inhabitants in 2010. It is not the seat of the municipality, a function uphold by Skutskär 7 km to the north. Show Älvkarlebyon the map
AlmungeAlmunge is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 813 inhabitants in 2010. The narrow-gauge heritage railroad Upsala-Lenna Jernväg has a stop in Almunge. Show Almungeon the map
BärbyBärby is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 220 inhabitants in 2010. The narrow-gauge heritage railroad Upsala-Lenna Jernväg has a stop in Bärby. Show Bärbyon the map
SkobySkoby is a bimunicipal locality situated in Östhammar Municipality and Uppsala Municipality in Uppsala County, Sweden with 230 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skobyon the map
DannemoraIn 1878 the narrow gauge (891 mm) Dannemora–Hargs railway was opened to the port in Hargshamn, and iron ore started to be exported directly. The mine was closed down in 1992. With world market demand rising again, the feasibility of reopening the mine was investigated. The mine was re-opened in June 2012 in a ceremony performed by King Carl XVI Gustaf. Show Dannemoraon the map
SävjaSävja is a suburb of Uppsala and a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 9,684 inhabitants in 2010. Show Sävjaon the map
BredsandBredsand (or Ryssbo) is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 465 inhabitants in 2010. Show Bredsandon the map
EnköpingEnköping is a locality and the seat of Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 21,121 inhabitants in 2010. Show Enköpingon the map
ÖsterbybrukÖsterbybruk is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,272 inhabitants in 2010. Show Österbybrukon the map
NorrskedikaNorrskedika is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 214 inhabitants in 2010. Show Norrskedikaon the map
KnivstaKnivsta is a locality and the seat of Knivsta Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 7,081 inhabitants in 2010. Show Knivstaon the map
FjärdhundraFjärdhundra is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 951 inhabitants in 2010. Show Fjärdhundraon the map
StorvretaStorvreta is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 6,347 inhabitants in 2010. Show Storvretaon the map
HargshamnHargshamn is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 312 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hargshamnon the map
GårdskärGårdskär is a locality situated in Älvkarleby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 352 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gårdskäron the map
VattholmaVattholma is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,427 inhabitants in 2010. Show Vattholmaon the map
AlundaAlunda is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,317 inhabitants in 2010. Show Alundaon the map
LillkyrkaLillkyrka is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 301 inhabitants in 2010. Show Lillkyrkaon the map
SöderforsSöderfors is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,572 inhabitants in 2010. Show Söderforson the map
TierpTierp is a locality and the seat of Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 5,587 inhabitants in 2010. Show Tierpon the map
HebyHeby is a locality and the seat of Heby Municipality in Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,550 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hebyon the map
MorgongåvaMorgongåva is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,409 inhabitants in 2010. Show Morgongåvaon the map
MarmaMarma is a locality situated in Älvkarleby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 298 inhabitants in 2010. Show Marmaon the map
GrillbyGrillby is a locality situated in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 972 inhabitants in 2010. Show Grillbyon the map
GimoGimo is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,688 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gimoon the map
SöderskogenSöderskogen is a locality situated in Håbo Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 378 inhabitants in 2010. Show Söderskogenon the map
SkyttorpSkyttorp is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 666 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skyttorpon the map
ÖstervålaÖstervåla is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,595 inhabitants in 2010. Show Östervålaon the map
TärnsjöTärnsjö is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden, with 1,221 inhabitants in 2010. Show Tärnsjöon the map
JärlåsaJärlåsa is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 493 inhabitants in 2010. Show Järlåsaon the map
MehedebyMehedeby is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 463 inhabitants in 2010. Show Mehedebyon the map
GåvstaGåvsta is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 549 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gåvstaon the map
GunstaGunsta is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 380 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gunstaon the map
UpplandaUpplanda is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 364 inhabitants in 2010. Show Upplandaon the map
RunhällenRunhällen is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 217 inhabitants in 2010. Show Runhällenon the map
MånkarboMånkarbo is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 666 inhabitants in 2010. Show Månkarboon the map
VittingeVittinge is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 460 inhabitants in 2010. Show Vittingeon the map
LännaLänna is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 685 inhabitants in 2010. Show Lännaon the map
LäbyLäby is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 220 inhabitants in 2010. Show Läbyon the map
HågaHåga is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 302 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hågaon the map
HarboHarbo is a locality situated in Heby Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 721 inhabitants in 2010. Show Harboon the map
ToboTobo is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 607 inhabitants in 2010. Show Toboon the map
RåbyRåby is a locality situated in Håbo Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 885 inhabitants in 2010. Show Råbyon the map
VifärnaVifärna is a village (smaller locality) in Ekerö Municipality, Stockholm County, southeastern Sweden. Show Vifärnaon the map
HjälstabyHjälstaby is a village in Enköping Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden. Show Hjälstabyon the map
KillskärKillskär is a populated place in the Uppsala County of Sweden. Show Killskäron the map
States, regions, administrative units in Uppsala
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SkoklosterSkokloster Castle is located on Lake Mälaren between Stockholm and Uppsala. It was built in the Baroque style between 1654 and 1676 by the wealthy military commander count Carl Gustaf Wrangel. The castle was designed mainly by architect Caspar Vogel, but other architects involved were Jean de la Vallée and Nicodemus Tessin the Elder. When Wrangel died, the castle passed into the hands of the Brahe family. In 1967 the castle and its contents were sold by the family to the Swedish government; the family still resides in the vicinity.Show on map
Östhammars KommunÖsthammar Municipality (Östhammars kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Östhammar. The present municipality was created during the local government reform in the late sixties and early seventies. Already in 1967 the City of Öregrund joined the City of Östhammar in a common municipality. It was the first time a former city joined another local government unit. By 1971 the new combined city became a municipality of unitary type and in 1974 more units were added.Show on map
Heby kommunHeby Municipality (Heby kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Heby. The first municipality with the name Heby was created in 1952, during the first of the two nationwide municipal reforms in Sweden, through the amalgamation of three original units in Västmanland County. The name was taken from the settlement Heby, which had been a municipalsamhälle (a kind of borough) since 1887. In 1971 three more former entities were added.Show on map
Uppsala KommunUppsala Municipality (Uppsala kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Uppsala has a population of 200,032 (November 23, 2011). Its seat is located in the university city of Uppsala. Uppsala Municipality was created through amalgamations taking place during the late sixties and the early seventies. There are about thirty original local government units combined in the present municipality. A split took place in 2003, when Knivsta Municipality was formed.Show on map
GottsundaGottsunda, is a district in Uppsala, Sweden. In 2007, it had 9,474 inhabitants of whom 4,610 (48,7%) had a foreign background. The name is derived from the farm Gottsunda, and Gutasund or Guttasund is mentioned in sources as far back as 1304. The majority of present buildings were built as part of the Million Programme in the 1960s and 1970s. The Swedish botanist Carl von Linné is known to have made excursions to Gottsunda with his students during the 18th century.Show on map
BälingeBälinge is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,437 inhabitants in 2010. The village was built around Bälinge Church, which was originally erected in the 13th century and is decorated with paintings made by Albertus Pictor. It was rebuilt between 1784 and 1788, and only parts of the outer walls remain from the original church. Bälinge parish is part of Bälinge Hundred, which was mentioned in 1188, 1281 and 1316 in Svenskt Diplomatarium.Show on map
AlsikeAlsike is a locality situated in Knivsta Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,681 inhabitants in 2010. Alsike is located about 50 km north of Stockholm and only 25 km away from Arlanda Airport. It is also the location of Alsike Abbey. Alsike is located on the Ingegerdsleden, a historic pilgrimage route between Uppsala Cathedral and Storkyrkan in Stockholm. Alsike clover gets its common name from Alsike, Sweden.Show on map
Enköpings KommunEnköping Municipality (Enköpings kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Enköping. The present municipality consists of nearly forty original local government units. They were grouped into greater municipalities in 1952 and Enköping Municipality was created in 1971 when the City of Enköping was amalgamated with five surrounding units.Show on map
Älvkarleby KommunÄlvkarleby Municipality (Älvkarleby kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Skutskär. The municipality is one of few in the country which has not been amalgamated since it was created out of a parish when the first local government acts of Sweden were implemented in 1863.Show on map
KnutbyKnutby is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 564 inhabitants in 2010. Knutby's sports club, Knutby IF, was established in 1938 and its activities include football, skiing , gymnastics and athletics.Show on map
Håbo kommunHåbo Municipality (Swedish: Håbo kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Bålsta. The municipality was formed in connexion with the local government reform of 1952.Show on map
UppsalaUppsala County (Uppsala län) is a county or län on the eastern coast of Sweden. It borders the counties of Dalarna, Stockholm, Södermanland, Västmanland, Gävleborg, and the Baltic Sea.Show on map
Knivsta KommunKnivsta Municipality (Knivsta kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Knivsta, with some 7,100 inhabitants.Show on map
Tierps kommunTierp Municipality (Tierps kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Tierp.Show on map
KnivstaKnivsta is a locality and the seat of Knivsta Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 7,081 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
AlundaAlunda is a locality situated in Östhammar Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,317 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
Different buildings in Uppsala
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Uppsala DomkyrkaUppsala Cathedral (Swedish: Uppsala domkyrka) is a cathedral located between Uppsala University and the River Fyris in the centre of Uppsala, southeastern Sweden. Controlled by the Lutheran Church of Sweden, Uppsala Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Uppsala, the primate of Sweden. The archbishop is Antje Jackelén and the current bishop is Ragnar Persenius.Show on map
Uppsala Central StationUppsala Central Station is a railway station located at Uppsala in Uppsala Municipality, Sweden. It lies on Ostkustbanan (the East Coast Line), which runs south to Stockholm and north to Gävle and Sundsvall and it is one of the termini for Dalabanan (the Dalarna Line) which runs northwest ending in Mora. There are frequent services to Stockholm, and inter-city services including X 2000 expresses connect Uppsala to the north. Many trains, including the local Pendeltåg, also leave the main line to connect Uppsala with Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.Show on map
Uppsala UniversityUppsala University (Swedish: Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries, founded in 1477. It ranks among the best universities in Northern Europe in international rankings. The university uses \"Gratiae veritas naturae\" as its motto and embraces natural sciences.Show on map
Uppsala slottUppsala Castle (Swedish: Uppsala slott) is a 16th-century royal castle in the historic city of Uppsala, Sweden. Throughout much of its early history, the castle played a major role in the history of Sweden. Uppsala Castle was seriously damaged by fire in 1702, being reduced essentially to a ruin. Reconstruction took many years and was indeed hampered by the remains of the castle being used as a quarry for stone to be used in building Stockholm Palace.Show on map
Utö HusUtö hus (sometimes Utöhus, literally in Swedish Utö house) is a medieval manor in Uppland province, Sweden, on Utö island in lake Mälaren. The manor is mentioned in written sources for the first time in beginning of the 15th century. At the time, it belonged to the Schack family. In the 1630s, the estate was merged with neighbouring Grönsö Castle. The building was repaired circa 1740 and occasionally inhabited until the 1840s, when it was transformed into a storage. In 1937 the building was donated to the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities by Alice von Ehrenheim.Show on map
Funbo KyrkaThe Funbo Church (Swedish: Funbo kyrka) is a medieval church in the Funbo village, Uppsala Municipality, eastern Sweden. It is located in the parish of Danmark-Funbo, in the Archdiocese of Uppsala. It is a stone church, built in the late 12th century. It consists of a rectangular nave, a narrow choir and an apse. The sacristy and the porch were added in the 15th century. The porch was used as the main entrance until 1745, when the current entrance in the western wall was built. The bell tower was erected in 1675.Show on map
Botaniska TrädgårdenThe University of Uppsala Botanical Garden (in Swedish Botaniska trädgården), near Uppsala Castle, is the principal botanical garden belonging to Uppsala University. It was created on land donated to the university in 1787 by Sweden's King Gustav III, who also laid the cornerstone of its orangery.Show on map
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GrundkallenGrundkallen is a Swedish lighthouse on a shallow of the same name in the southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia, some 20 kilometres (12 miles) northeast of Öregrund. The current 34-metre (111.5 ft) lighthouse was built in 1961 to replace a lightship in the same location. It is a round concrete tower with a helipad on top and a round two-storey crew quarters in the bottom, both painted red, mounted on a round caisson which is painted black. The lighthouse, owned by the Swedish Maritime Administration, is automated and unmanned.Show on map
Lunda AirfieldGimo Air Base used to be a small military airport near the town of Gimo in Sweden. Today it is no longer used by the military and it is now known as Lunda Flygfält (Lunda Airfield). Of the 2,000 meters of runway only 800 meters now remains available for aircraft use. The airfield is most commonly used for various motorsport events, however aircraft are still allowed to use the airfield if prior permission is obtained from the operator.Show on map
OttarshögenVendel is a parish in the Swedish province of Uppland.The village overlooks a long inland stretch of water, Vendelsjön, near which the Vendel river has its confluence with the river Fyris. The church was established in 1310. Vendel is the site of an ancient royal estate, part of Uppsala öd, a network of royal estates meant to provide income for the medieval Swedish kings.Show on map
Gryta KyrkaGryta Church (Swedish: Gryta kyrka) is a medieval Lutheran church located in a shallow valley about 2 kilometers northeast of Örsundsbro, in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden. A few hundred meters west of the church is Salnecke Castle, one of Sweden's best-preserved castles from the mid-17th century.Show on map
UltunaUltuna is the location of the headquarters and main campus of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sveriges SLU) in southern Uppsala, Sweden. Ultuna is known for sharing (with Målilla, Småland) Sweden's heat record of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit).Show on map
LanforsenÄlvkarleby Hydroelectric Power Plant (Swedish: Älvkarleby kraftverk) is a hydroelectric power plant with 5 Francis turbines at Älvkarleby, Sweden. It was built in 1911. From 1988-1991 a new power plant with a single Francis turbine was added, increasing its generation power from 70 MW to 126 MW.Show on map
Balingsta KyrkaBalingsta Church (Swedish: Balingsta kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden. It is one of the best preserved Romanesque churches in the province of Uppland. Not far from the church is the Böksta Runestone.Show on map
Tierps KyrkaTierp Church (Swedish: Tierps kyrka) is a Lutheran church in Tierp, Uppsala County, Sweden. It belongs to the Archdiocese of Uppsala. The church is one of the largest countryside churches in Uppland and contains well-preserved medieval frescos.Show on map
Valö KyrkaValö Church (Swedish: Valö kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden. It has been described as one of the most interesting countryside churches in Uppland, with regards to its furnishings and frescos.Show on map
Linnes HammarbyLinnaeus' Hammarby (Swedish: Linnés Hammarby) is a historic house museum, and one of three botanical gardens belonging to Uppsala University, located in Sweden. It is situated about 10 km south-east of Uppsala.Show on map
Vaksala KyrkaVaksala Church (Swedish: Vaksala kyrka) is a medieval Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala, Sweden. The church is considered one of the most unusual in the province of Uppland.Show on map
Alsike kyrkaAlsike Church (Swedish: Alsike kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden. It lies in Knivsta Municipality, a suburb to Stockholm.Show on map
Danmarks KyrkaDanmark Church (Swedish: Danmarks kyrka) is a church located in the minor locality of Danmark in Uppsala Municipality, Sweden, some 8 kilometers southeast of Uppsala.Show on map
Boglösa KyrkaBoglösa Church (Swedish: Boglösa kyrka) is a medieval Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala a few kilometres south of Enköping in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
Enåkers kyrkaEnåker Church (Swedish: Enåkers kyrka) is a Lutheran church located a few kilometres north-east of Sala in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
Börje KyrkaBörje Church (Swedish: Börje kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden, located west of Uppsala.Show on map
VängeVänge, previously known as Brunna, is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,331 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
Mora StenarThe Stones of Mora (Swedish: Mora stenar) was the place where the Swedish kings were elected. The origin of the tradition is unknown.Show on map
Yttergrans KyrkaYttergran Church (Swedish: Yttergrans kyrka) is a medieval Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
Bladåkers KyrkaBladåker Church (Swedish: Bladåkers kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
Almunge KyrkaAlmunge Church (Swedish: Almunge kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
Alunda KyrkaAlunda Church (Swedish: Alunda kyrka) is a Lutheran church in the Archdiocese of Uppsala in Uppsala County, Sweden.Show on map
VårdsätraVårdsätra is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 237 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
KräggaKrägga is a locality situated in Håbo Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 331 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Uppsala
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FyrisånFyrisån (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈfyːrɪsˌoːn], the Fyris river) is a river in the Swedish province of Uppland, which passes through the city of Uppsala and ends in Lake Mälaren. It was formerly called the Full or the Sala river – Sala referred to the halls (Up-Salir) of the Swedish kings at Gamla Uppsala – but its name was changed in the 17th century in memory of the Fyrisvellir, marshy plains which had long since been turned to agriculture, but were famous from Norse mythology and as the site of the Battle of Fýrisvellir in the late 10th century.Show on map
LötsjönLötsjön is a small lake in Sundbyberg, a municipality north of Stockholm, Sweden. The shallow lake features a rich variety of water birds and a fountain. A promenade of approx. 1.4 km length leads around Lötsjön. Swimming in the lake is prohibited. The lake Råstasjön is located in close proximity to the east of Lötsjön.Show on map
EdasjönEdasjön is a lake located in the province of Uppland, Sweden. The lake has an area of 0.187 km².Show on map
OlandsånOlandsån is a river in Sweden.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Uppsala
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ÖrskärÖrskär, is a Swedish island and lighthouse station located north of Gräsö on the Uppland coastline. A large part of the island is a nature reserve and it is rich of unusual flowers such as wild orchids. The island is also noted to be a good place for birding. A very small hostel exists on the island.Show on map
GräsöGräsö is an island in Östhammar Municipality, off the coast of Uppland province on the eastern coast of Sweden. It is also the name of a village on the island which lies at the southern end of the Gulf of Bothnia.The island has an area of 93 square kilometres (36 sq mi) and a population of about 800. The island has a mixture of fields and woodland. It is a popular summer resort.Show on map
VässarönSvenska Scoutförbundet (SSF) (English: The Swedish Guide and Scout Association) founded in 1909, was Sweden's largest Scouting organization with 55,000 members. Their approach to Scouting was interreligious. Since 2012 SSF has been incorporated into Scouterna, the national Scouting and Guiding organisation of Sweden.Show on map