Kungsholmen (borough)

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Kungsholmen
Borough of Stockholm
Panorama of Kungsholmen, view from Södermalm. The City Hall is on the far right (June 2005, collage)
Panorama of Kungsholmen, view from Södermalm. The City Hall is on the far right (June 2005, collage)
Location within Stockholm
Location within Stockholm
Coordinates: 59°19′59″N 18°01′51″E / 59.33314°N 18.03092°E / 59.33314; 18.03092Coordinates: 59°19′59″N 18°01′51″E / 59.33314°N 18.03092°E / 59.33314; 18.03092
Country  Sweden
Municipality Stockholm
Municipal part Innerstaden
Established 2007
Area
 • Total 4.85 km2 (1.87 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 53,000
 • Density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Website Kungsholmen at stockholm.se

Kungsholmen is a borough (stadsdelsområde) in central Stockholm, named after the dominating district and island in the borough.

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Except Kungsholmen (proper) there are six districts in the borough: Fredhäll, Kristineberg, Lilla Essingen, Marieberg, Stadshagen and Stora Essingen. It is also equivalent to the parishes of Kungsholm, Sankt Göran and Essinge. The population as of 2004 is 54,283, of which 28,614 are female and 25,669 are male, on an area of 4.85 km², which gives a density of 10,977.73 per km².

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