Largest metropolitan areas in the Nordic countries

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The largest metropolitan areas in the Nordic countries are difficult to rank in size because the definition patterns are different from country to country.

Metropolitan Malmö 689,206 in population shoul enter position 7.

Largest metropolitan areas[edit]

Rank Metropolitan Area Country Main City Population Land Area
(km²)
Density
(inhabitants/km²)
Image
1[citation needed] Metropolitan Stockholm[1]  Sweden Stockholm 2,205,105[2] 6,526.24[3] 335.94 Kaknästornet utsikt 2009b.jpg
2[citation needed] Copenhagen metropolitan area[4]  Denmark Copenhagen 1,990,036 2,778.3 711 Kopenhagen Innenstadt.JPG
3[citation needed] Greater Oslo Region[5]  Norway Oslo 1,546,706[6] 8,867.67[7] 171.50 Bjorvika mars2013.JPG
4[citation needed] Helsinki Region[8]  Finland Helsinki 1,420,284[9] 3,697.50[10] 379.18 Suurkirkko Helsinki maaliskuu 2002 IMG 0629.JPG
5[citation needed] East Jutland Metropolitan Area[11]  Denmark Aarhus 1,378,978 11,521 119 Your rainbow panorama på taget af ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum.jpg
6[citation needed] Metropolitan Gothenburg[12]  Sweden Gothenburg 973,261[13] 3,694.86[14] 262.25 Göteborg från Liseberg.jpg
7[citation needed] Greater Bergen Region[15]  Norway Bergen 402,624[16] 2,651.21[17] 151.86 Bergen-Fløibanen-view.jpg
8[citation needed] Tampere City Region[18]  Finland Tampere 369,123[19] 4,038.04[20] 91.41 Downtown Tampere1.jpg
9[citation needed] Stavanger Region[21]  Norway Stavanger 325,692[22] 2,600.31[23] 125.25 Vaagen-modf.jpg
10[citation needed] Turku City Region[24]  Finland Turku 320,689[25] 2,561.17[26] 125.21 Turku Car-free zone.jpg
11[citation needed] Trondheim Region[27]  Norway Trondheim 279,515[28] 6,973.88[29] 40.08 Trondheim - buildings near Nidelva 03.jpg
12[citation needed] Greater Reykjavík Area[30][31]  Iceland Reykjavík 208,710[32] 1,039.00[33] 200.88 Reykjavík séð úr Hallgrímskirkju 6.JPG
13 Uppsala Municipality  Sweden Uppsala 207,317[34] 2,182.80[35] 94.98 Uppsala Church and city centre.jpg
14 Aalborg Municipality  Denmark Aalborg 205,809[36] 1137,30[37] 180.96 Aalborg 2010 - 125 ubt.JPG
15 Odense Municipality  Denmark Odense 195.797[38] 305,60[39] 640.70 Odense Rathaus und Dom.JPG
16 Oulu Municipality  Finland Oulu 193,902[40] 3,031.00[41] 63.97 Stockman Oulu rotuaari.jpg
17 Linköping Municipality  Sweden Linköping 151,493[42] 1,427.44[43] 106.13 Stora torget, Linköping, juli 2005.jpg
18 Västerås Municipality  Sweden Västerås 143,368[44] 957.89[45] 149.67 Östermälarstand Västerås.jpg
19 Örebro Municipality  Sweden Örebro 142,165[46] 1,373.15[47] 103.53 Allehandaborgen.jpg
20 Norrköping Municipality  Sweden Norrköping 134,947[48] 1,495.05[49] 90.26 Drottninggatan-Hospitalsgatan, Norrköping april 2005.jpg
21 Jyväskylä Municipality  Finland Jyväskylä 134,082[50] 1,171.00[51] 114.50 Jyvaskyla centrum.jpg
22 Jönköping Municipality  Sweden Jönköping 131,847[52] 1,480.36[53] 89.06 Sofiakyrkan, Jönköping Maj 2006.jpg
23 Umeå Municipality  Sweden Umeå 119,273[54] 2,316.61[55] 51.49 Umeå Östra.jpg
24 Esbjerg Municipality  Denmark Esbjerg 115,095[56] 794,50[57] 144.86 Esbjerg square rotated.JPG
25 Borås Municipality  Sweden Borås 106,866[58] 909.80[59] 117.46 Borås stadspark.jpg
26 Kuopio Municipality  Finland Kuopio 106,451[60] 2,309.16[61] 46.16 Kuopio, Finland from Puijo tower.jpg
27 Lahti Municipality  Finland Lahti 103,352[62] 135.05[63] 765.29 Centre of Lahti.JPG
28 Eskilstuna Municipality  Sweden Eskilstuna 100,744[64] 1,250.49[65] 80.56 Eskilstuna flygbild1js-1.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Definition of Metropolitan Areas in Sweden (published in 2005) only available in Swedish
  2. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  3. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Definition of Greater City Regions (published in 2002)
  6. ^ Statistics Norway - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 22, 2014)
  7. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  8. ^ City of Helsinki - Definition of Helsinki Region (published in 2009)
  9. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 22, 2014)
  10. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  11. ^ [2]
  12. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Definition of Metropolitan Areas in Sweden (published in 2005) only available in Swedish
  13. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  14. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  15. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Definition of Greater City Regions (published in 2002)
  16. ^ Statistics Norway - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  17. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  18. ^ Tampere City Region - Official Website and Definition of the Region
  19. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  20. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  21. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Definition of Greater City Regions (published in 2002)
  22. ^ Statistics Norway - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  23. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  24. ^ Wikipedia - Definition of Turku City Region, or equivalent (official reference and definition required)
  25. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  26. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  27. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Definition of Greater City Regions (published in 2002)
  28. ^ Statistics Norway - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  29. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  30. ^ Google Maps - Geographical Definition of Greater Reykjavík Area
  31. ^ Association of Municipalities in the Capital Area (SSH) - Official Definition of Municipalities included in Greater Reykjavík Area
  32. ^ Statistics Iceland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014)
  33. ^ National Land Survey of Iceland - Official Municipality Land Area on January 1, 2011
  34. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  35. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  36. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  37. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  38. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  39. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  40. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014)
  41. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  42. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  43. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  44. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  45. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  46. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  47. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  48. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  49. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  50. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014)
  51. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  52. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  53. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  54. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  55. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  56. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 23, 2014)
  57. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  58. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  59. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  60. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014)
  61. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  62. ^ Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014)
  63. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  64. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Population Statistics for Q3-2014 (released on November 10, 2014) only available in Swedish
  65. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish

1 The statistics only include matriculated areas covered by the survey, thus most lakes and all seawater is excluded.