Knivsta Municipality

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Knivsta Municipality

Knivsta kommun
Knivsta by night
Knivsta by night
Coat of arms of Knivsta Municipality
Coat of arms
Knivsta Municipality in Uppsala County.png
CountrySweden
CountyUppsala County
SeatKnivsta
Area
 • Total295.12 km2 (113.95 sq mi)
 • Land282.17 km2 (108.95 sq mi)
 • Water12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total18,720
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceUppland
Municipal code0330
Websitewww.knivsta.se

Knivsta Municipality (Knivsta kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Knivsta, with some 7,100 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Until 1971 Knivsta was a municipality in Stockholm County, when it was merged into Uppsala Municipality and subsequently belonged to Uppsala County. On January 1, 2003 Knivsta was separated from Uppsala to once again form a separate municipality, located in Uppsala County.

The coat of arms symbolises the Stones of Mora where the Swedish Kings were elected in ancient times.

Localities[edit]

Elections[edit]

These are the election results since the refounding of the municipality from the 2002 election.

Riksdag[edit]

Year Turnout Votes V S MP C L KD M SD
2002[3] 82.9 7,158 5.4 31.8 5.0 6.7 17.8 10.5 20.0 1.6
2006[4] 85.9 7,915 3.6 24.3 5.5 10.1 9.9 8.0 34.0 2.6
2010[5] 88.3 8,981 3.5 19.2 7.4 9.2 9.5 7.1 38.3 4.4
2014[6] 89.0 9,716 3.9 21.7 8.0 8.0 6.5 6.7 30.6 10.8

Blocs

This lists the relative strength of the socialist and centre-right blocs since 1973, but parties not elected to the Riksdag are inserted as "other", including the Sweden Democrats results from 2002 to 2006. The coalition or government mandate marked in bold formed the government after the election.

Year Turnout Votes Left Right SD Other Elected
2002 82.9 7,158 42.2 55.0 0.0 2.8 97.2
2006 85.9 7,915 33.4 62.0 0.0 4.6 95.4
2010 88.3 8,981 30.1 64.1 4.4 1.4 98.6
2014 89.0 9,716 33.6 51.8 10.8 3.8 96.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Knivsta kommun 2002" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Knivsta kommun 2006" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Knivsta kommun 2010" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Knivsta kommun 2014" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°43′N 17°48′E / 59.717°N 17.800°E / 59.717; 17.800