Linköping [ˈlɪnɕøːpɪŋ] is a ceety in soothren Swaden, wi 97,428 indwallers in 2005. It is the seat o Linköping Municipality wi 140,367 indwallers (2007) an the caipital o Östergötland Coonty. Linköping is an aa the episcopal see o the Diocese o Linköping (Kirk o Swaden) an is well kent for its cathedral.

Central square in Linköping
Central square in Linköping
Whaur Ideas Become Reality (Där idéer blir verklighet)
Linköping is locatit in Sweden
Coordinates: 58°24′N 15°37′E / 58.400°N 15.617°E / 58.400; 15.617Coordinates: 58°24′N 15°37′E / 58.400°N 15.617°E / 58.400; 15.617
CoontyÖstergötland Coonty
MunicipalityLinköping Municipality
 • Total42.16 km2 (16.28 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot104,232
 • Density2,472/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Linköping is the centre o an auld cultural region an celebratit its 700t anniversary in 1987. Nouadays Linköping is kent for its varsity an its heich-technology industry. Dominatin the ceety's skyline frae afar is the steeple o the cathedral.

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Linköping is twinned wi:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Linköping is ane o 133 places wi the historical ceety status in Swaden.