Stockholm County

Stockholm County (Swedish: Stockholms län [ˈstɔ̂kː(h)ɔlms ˈlɛːn]) is a county or län (in Swedish) on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden. It borders Uppsala County and Södermanland County. It also borders Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. The city of Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. Stockholm County is divided by the historic provinces of Uppland (Roslagen) and Södermanland (Södertörn). More than one fifth of the Swedish population lives in the county. Stockholm County is also one of the statistical riksområden (national areas) according to NUTS:SE, Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics within the EU. With more than two million inhabitants, Stockholm is the most densely populated county of Sweden.

Stockholm County
Stockholms län
Stockholm County in Sweden
Location map of Stockholm County in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°20′0″N 18°10′0″E
CountrySweden
Formed1714
CapitalStockholm
Municipalities
Government
  GovernorSven-Erik Österberg (S)
  CouncilStockholm County Council
Area
  Total6,519.3 km2 (2,517.1 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[1]
  Total2,377,081
  Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Demonyms
  • Stockholmer
  • Stockholmite
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-AB
Websitewww.lansstyrelsen.se


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