Ekerö

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Ekerö
Central Ekerö
Central Ekerö
Ekerö is located in Sweden
Ekerö
Ekerö
Coordinates: 59°17′N 17°48′E / 59.283°N 17.800°E / 59.283; 17.800Coordinates: 59°17′N 17°48′E / 59.283°N 17.800°E / 59.283; 17.800
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Stockholm County
Municipality Ekerö Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 5.42 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 10,907
 • Density 2,013/km2 (5,210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ekerö is a locality and the seat of Ekerö Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden, with 10,907 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Agnetha Fältskog of ABBA fame lives on the island (2011). Anders Bagge (songwriter) lives also on the island (2011), and Lykke Li (singer-songwriter).

Färingsö is the largest of the islands forming Ekerö Municipality. Ekerö consists of the formerly separate islets of Ekerö, Munsö and Kärsö.

Map showing Ekerö in relation to Stockholm

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Ekerö:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.