Alsike, Sweden

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Alsike Church
Alsike is located in Uppsala
Alsike is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°48′N 17°46′E / 59.800°N 17.767°E / 59.800; 17.767Coordinates: 59°48′N 17°46′E / 59.800°N 17.767°E / 59.800; 17.767
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Uppsala County
Municipality Knivsta Municipality
 • Total 2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,681
 • Density 1,125/km2 (2,910/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alsike is a locality situated in Knivsta Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,681 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Alsike is located about 50 km north of Stockholm and only 25 km away from Arlanda Airport. It is also the location of Alsike Abbey. Alsike is located on the Ingegerdsleden, a historic pilgrimage route between Uppsala Cathedral and Storkyrkan in Stockholm. Alsike clover gets its common name from Alsike, Sweden.[2]


  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. 
  2. ^ Publications & Information: Alsike Clover. Montana State University.

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