Spånga

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Spånga is a community and parish in Stockholm County, Sweden.

Background[edit]

Spånga was an independent municipality until January 1, 1949 when most of it was merged with the City of Stockholm, with smaller portions of the area merging with Solna, Sundbyberg, and Sollentuna municipalities.

Spånga was originally the name of a village centered around Spånga Church, which dates to the 12th century.

Spånga is notably the hometown of actor Dolph Lundgren.[citation needed]

Viking Airlines has its head office in Spånga and in Stockholm Municipality.[1]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Spånga:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conditions of Carriage." Viking Airlines AB. Retrieved on 7 July 2010. "Our address is Finspångsgatan 54A, SE-163 53 Spanga, Stockholm, Sweden."

Coordinates: 59°22′49″N 17°53′36″E / 59.38028°N 17.89333°E / 59.38028; 17.89333