Stockholm is the caipital o Swaden an constitutes the maist populatit urban area in Scandinavie.[6][7] Stockholm is the maist muckle ceety in Swaden, wi a population o 851,155 in the municipality (2010), 1.37 million in the urban area (2010), an aroond 2.1 million in the 6,519 km2 (2,517.00 sq mi) metropolitan area (2010). As o 2010, the Stockholm metropolitan area is hame tae approximately 22% o Swaden's population.

Stockholm
Ceety
Frae left tae richt: Aerial view o the ceety wi the Old Town, the monument at Sergels Torg, Ericsson Globe, Victoria Touer in Kista, auld biggins at Stortorget, Stockholm Palace, Stockholm Ceety Haw, a statue in Gamla Stan, an a carousel at the amusement pairk Gröna Lund.
Frae left tae richt: Aerial view o the ceety wi the Old Town, the monument at Sergels Torg, Ericsson Globe, Victoria Touer in Kista, auld biggins at Stortorget, Stockholm Palace, Stockholm Ceety Haw, a statue in Gamla Stan, an a carousel at the amusement pairk Gröna Lund.
Stockholm is locatit in Sweden
Stockholm
Stockholm
Coordinates: 59°21′N 18°04′E / 59.350°N 18.067°E / 59.350; 18.067Coordinates: 59°21′N 18°04′E / 59.350°N 18.067°E / 59.350; 18.067
KintraSwaden
ProvinceSödermanland an Uppland
CoontyStockholm Coonty
Municipalities
First mention1252
Chairter13t century
Area
 • Ceety188 km2 (73 sq mi)
 • Urban
381.6 km2 (147.3 sq mi)
 • Metro
6519 km2 (2,517 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2][3][4]
 • Ceety975,904
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban1,605,030
 • Urban density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,377,081
 • Metro density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Stockholmare
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+46-8
Websitehttp://www.stockholm.se/
Stockholmsområdet vid 3 000 f.kr.
Illustration av olika historiska vattenstånd i Stockholmstrakten med hjälp av Västerbron

Foondit no later than circa 1250, possibly as early as 1187, Stockholm haes lang been ane o Swaden's cultural, media, poleetical, an economic centres. Its strategic location on 14 islands on the sooth-central east coast o Swaden at the mooth o Lake Mälaren, bi the Stockholm airchipelago, haes been historically important. Stockholm haes been nominatit bi GaWC as a global ceety, wi a rankin o Alpha-.[8] In The 2008 Global Cities Index, Stockholm rankt 24t in the warld, 10t in Europe, an first in Scandinavie.[9] Stockholm is kent for its beauty, its biggins an airchitectur, its abundant clean an open watter, an its mony pairks.[10] It is whiles referred tae as Venice o the North.[11]

Stockholm is the steid o the naitional Swadish govrenment, the Riksdag (parliament), an the offeecial residence o the Swadish monarch as well as the prime meenister. Syne 1980, the monarch haes residit at Drottningholm Palace ootside o Stockholm an uises the Ryal Palace o Stockholm as his wirkplace an offeecial residence.

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  1. "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2000 och 2005" (xls) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 9 Mey 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner. Totalt". SCB. Archived frae the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 2 Julie 2016.
  3. "Stockholm". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 30 Januar 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. "Folkmängd per tätort och småort 2010, per kommun" (XLS) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 20 Juin 2013. Retrieved 2 Februar 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  5. "Folkmängd och landareal i tätorter, per tätort. Vart femte år 1960 - 2019". Statistikdatabasen.
  6. "Tätorter 2010" (PDF). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 16 Juin 2011. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help) (in Northren Sami)
  7. "Byopgørelsen 1. januar 2010" (PDF). Retrieved 3 Juin 2011.
  8. The World According to GaWC 2008
  9. "The 2008 Global Cities Index". Foreign Policy. 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2008. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  10. Stockholm facts
  11. Adventures in the 'Venice of the North', CNN.com June 5, 2009


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