Finsta

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Finsta
Finsta is located in Stockholm
Finsta
Finsta
Finsta is located in Sweden
Finsta
Finsta
Coordinates: 59°44′13″N 18°29′37″E / 59.73694°N 18.49361°E / 59.73694; 18.49361Coordinates: 59°44′13″N 18°29′37″E / 59.73694°N 18.49361°E / 59.73694; 18.49361
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Stockholm County
Municipality Norrtälje Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 244
 • Density 675/km2 (1,750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Finsta is a locality situated in Norrtälje Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden with 244 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Finsta is according to local tradition the birthplace of Saint Bridget, one of Sweden's best known saints and the founder of the Bridgettine Order of nuns. Her father was the lawspeaker of Uppland and a local landowner; however other birthplaces have also been suggested.

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.