Stockholmsvägen in Old Bålsta
|• Total||10.73 km2 (4.14 sq mi)|
|Population (30 June 2015)|
|• Density||1,319/km2 (3,420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Although not in Stockholm County it has the north-western terminus of the Stockholm suburban rail system. Many inhabitants commute to Stockholm. The travel time is 40 minutes by suburban train, and less than 30 minutes by commuter-or intercity rail. Lasse Åberg, a famous Swedish actor, musician and artist, lives in Bålsta and has opened a museum there.
Even though Bålsta is not a very large town, there are many organizations and activity-centers in the town such as a hockey-arena hosting the team Bålsta HC. It also has a mall with several stores.
Famous people from Bålsta
- Martin Björk, Swedish television presenter
- Daniel Jarl, Swedish football player
- Marcus Nilson, Swedish professional ice hockey player
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- "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.
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