Gnesta

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Gnesta
Gnesta railway station
Gnesta railway station
Gnesta is located in Södermanland
Gnesta
Gnesta
Gnesta is located in Sweden
Gnesta
Gnesta
Coordinates: 59°03′N 17°18′E / 59.050°N 17.300°E / 59.050; 17.300Coordinates: 59°03′N 17°18′E / 59.050°N 17.300°E / 59.050; 17.300
CountrySweden
ProvinceSödermanland
CountySödermanland County
and Stockholm County
MunicipalityGnesta Municipality and
Södertälje Municipality
Area
 • Total3.86 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total5,562
 • Density1,441/km2 (3,730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateCfb

Gnesta is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of Gnesta Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 5,562 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is on the border to Stockholm County, and a minor part of Gnesta is in Södertälje Municipality. As situated near the county boundary Gnesta is served by Stockholm commuter rail which has a terminus here.

Gnesta is the location for the 2009 film adaptation of the Stieg Larsson book The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, representing the fictional Hedestad and Hedeby Island.[2]

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.
  2. ^ "Terapi SVT:s hemlighet".