Ekerö

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Ekerö
Central Ekerö
Central Ekerö
Ekerö is located in Sweden
Ekerö
Ekerö
Coordinates: 59°17′N 17°48′E / 59.283°N 17.800°E / 59.283; 17.800Coordinates: 59°17′N 17°48′E / 59.283°N 17.800°E / 59.283; 17.800
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Stockholm County
Municipality Ekerö Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 5.42 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 10,907
 • Density 2,013/km2 (5,210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ekerö is a locality and the seat of Ekerö Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden, with 10,907 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Agnetha Fältskog of ABBA fame lives on the island (2011). Anders Bagge (songwriter) lives also on the island (2011), and Lykke Li (singer-songwriter). Also Linnea Jarl lives here, recently voted most beautiful girl in Sweden.

Färingsö is the largest of the islands forming Ekerö Municipality. Ekerö consists of the formerly separate islets of Ekerö, Munsö and Kärsö.

Map showing Ekerö in relation to Stockholm

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Ekerö:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]

  • Ekerö travel guide from Wikivoyage