Liden

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Liden
Liden Old Church from 1480
Liden is located in Västernorrland
Liden
Liden
Liden is located in Sweden
Liden
Liden
Coordinates: 62°43′N 16°48′E / 62.717°N 16.800°E / 62.717; 16.800Coordinates: 62°43′N 16°48′E / 62.717°N 16.800°E / 62.717; 16.800
Country Sweden
Province Medelpad
County Västernorrland County
Municipality Sundsvall Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 254
 • Density 392/km2 (1,020/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Liden is a locality situated in Sundsvall Municipality, Västernorrland County, Sweden with 254 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is located near the river Indalsälven, 50 km (road 86) north west of the city of Sundsvall.

The name Liden (Swedish; meaning "a long slope", down to the river) was first recorded as De Lidh in a letter from 1344, Liden's Old Church was built in the 1480s by the Dominican monk Josefhus.

The Swedish noble family Lidströmer originates from Liden.

The New Church, which was consecrated in 1858, is situated a few hundred meters above the Old Church.

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.