Spånga-Tensta

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Spånga-Tensta
Borough of Stockholm
View of Tensta
View of Tensta
Location within Stockholm
Location within Stockholm
Coordinates: 59°23′39″N 17°54′04″E / 59.39417°N 17.90111°E / 59.39417; 17.90111Coordinates: 59°23′39″N 17°54′04″E / 59.39417°N 17.90111°E / 59.39417; 17.90111
Country  Sweden
Municipality Stockholm
Municipal part Västerort
Established 2007
Area
 • Total 12.85 km2 (4.96 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 34,448
 • Density 2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Website Spånga-Tensta at stockholm.se

Spånga-Tensta is a borough (stadsdelsområde) in Stockholm, Sweden located in the north. The districts that make up the borough are Bromsten, home to the Baykal Yurtsever, runner-up in the 2007 Swedish championships in pigeon shooting, Flysta, Lunda, Solhem, Sundby and Tensta. A large portion of the uninhabited field Järvafältet belongs to the districts of Akalla and Husby.

Overview[edit]

The borough consists of following places:

These parts are created with the rest of the 70- and 80-s city districts in the ABC style: Arbete-Bostad-Centrum (meaning Work-Home-Centre, place to work, to live in and local centres).

The population as of 2004 is 34,448 on an area of 12.85 km², which gives a density of 2,680.78/km².

Transport[edit]

The transport provided is:

  • Rail: Metro Blue line (T-banan), running from Kungsträdgården in city centre to Hjulsta station in the north. It has two stations, Hjulsta and Tensta, both inaugurated with the opening in 1975. Commuter rail has one station, Spånga, serving central parts of Bromsten.
  • Bus: Several lines serve the borough.
  • Car: When finished, the Förbifart Stockholm will provide a motorway to be built to lighten traffic at E4/E20. In 2005, however, E18 Hjulstavägen runs on the north of Hjulsta/Tensta, creating a border between the green area and the city zone.

External links[edit]

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