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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.
Offeecial logo o Stockholm
Coat o airms
Stockholm is located 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
Kintra Swaden
Province Södermanland an Uppland
Coonty Stockholm Coonty
Municipalities
First mention 1252
Chairter 13t century
Aurie[1]
 • Ceety 188 km2 (73 sq mi)
 • Urban 381.6 km2 (147.3 sq mi)
 • Metro 6,519 km2 (2,517 sq mi)
Population (2010-03-31)[2]
 • Ceety 861,010
 • Density 4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,372,565
 • Urban density 3,600/km2 (9,300/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,084,526
 • Metro density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Stockholmare
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Aurie code(s) +46-8
Wabsteid http://www.stockholm.se/
Stockholmsområdet vid 3 000 f.kr.
Illustration av olika historiska vattenstånd i Stockholmstrakten med hjälp av Västerbron

Stockholm is the caipital o Swaden an constitutes the maist populatit urban aurie in Scandinavie.[3][4] Stockholm is the maist muckle ceety in Swaden, wi a population o 851,155 in the municipality (2010), 1.37 million in the urban aurie (2010), an aroond 2.1 million in the 6,519 km2 (2,517.00 sq mi) metropolitan aurie (2010). As o 2010, the Stockholm metropolitan aurie is hame tae approximately 22% o Swaden's population.

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-.[5] In The 2008 Global Cities Index, Stockholm rankt 24t in the warld, 10t in Europe, an first in Scandinavie.[6] Stockholm is kent for its beauty, its biggins an airchitectur, its abundant clean an open watter, an its mony pairks.[7] It is whiles referred tae as Venice o the North.[8]

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