Uppsala

Uppsala (; older spelling Upsala) is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth largest city of Sweden. It had 140,454 inhabitants in 2010.

Located 67km (44.7 miles) north of the capital Stockholm, it is also the seat of the Uppsala Municipality. Since 1164, Uppsala has been the ecclesiastical centre of Sweden, being the seat of the Archbishop of the Church of Sweden. Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is the oldest centre of higher education in Scandinavia.

Read more about UppsalaHistory, Geography, Economy, Main Sights, Sports, Notable Natives

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Uppsala - Notable Natives
... Anders Jonas Ångström Svante Arrhenius Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007), film director Jöns Jakob Berzelius Hans Blix Arvid Carlsson Anders Celsius (1701–1744) Adiam Dymott Ulf Ekman, pastor Stefan Eriksson Martin Eriksson (E-Type) Malena Ernman Torsten Hallman, former motocross world champion Lars Hollmer Dag Hammarskjöld Mattias Klum Carl-Bertil Laurell Dave Lepard (1980–2006), musician Ruben Liljefors Viveca Lindfors (1920–1995), actress Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778) Veronica Maggio Håkan Nesser Stefan Parkman Emma Rendel (1976-), artist Hans Rosling Olaus Rudbeckius Dina Schneidermann Roine Stolt Owe Thörnqvist Rebecka Törnqvist Watain, black metal band Of these, Arrhenius, Bergman, Blix, Carlsson, Celsius, Dymott, both Erikssons, Hallman, Klum, Laurell, Liljefors, Parkman, Rosling, Stolt, Dave Lepard, Thörnqvist and Törnqvist were born in Uppsala. ...
Stefan Eriksson - Early Life
... ("Fat Steve") or as The Banker by the local mob in the city of Uppsala, some 60 km north of Stockholm ... In the early 90s, Eriksson became the head of a group the Swedish press dubbed Uppsalamaffian (the "Uppsala mafia" or "Uppsala mob"), responsible for some high-profile ... (Snow White), and docked it on a small river in downtown Uppsala ...
Södermanlands-Nerikes Nation
... nation (usually called Snerikes) is one of the 13 student nations of Uppsala University ... Inspektors of Södermanlands nation at Uppsala university Petrus Liung 1663-1679 · Mattias Steuchius 1679-1683 · Gustavus Peringer Liljeblad 1683-1695 · Andreas Drossander 1695-1696 ...
Länna, Uppsala Municipality
... Länna is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 685 inhabitants in 2010 ...
Smålands Nation, Uppsala - See Also
... Småland Nation, Lund Inspektors of Smålands nation at Uppsala university Petrus Rudbeckius 1663-1679 · Andreas Spole 1680-1699 · Carolus Lundius 1699-1715 · Petrus Elvius 1715-1718 · Johannes ...