List of the most populated municipalities in the Nordic countries

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This is a list of the largest municipalities in the Nordic countries by population with at least or approaching 100,000 inhabitants.

List[edit]

Rank Municipality Country Population Land Area
(km²)
Density
(inhabitants/km²
Image
1 Stockholm  Sweden 935,619[1] 187.17[2] 4,999 Gamla Stan swe.jpg
2 Oslo  Norway 666,759[3] 454.03[4] 1,469 Oslo port.jpg
3 Helsinki  Finland 636,365[5] 213.75[6] 2,977 Suurkirkko Helsinki maaliskuu 2002 IMG 0629.JPG
4 Copenhagen  Denmark 602,481[7] 86.20[8] 6,989 Christiansborg Palace and Børsen.jpg
5 Gothenburg  Sweden 556,640[1] 447.76[9] 1,243 Göteborg från Liseberg.jpg
6 Aarhus  Denmark 335,684 [7] 467.70[10] 718 Århus city trafikhavn.jpg
7 Malmö  Sweden 328,494[1] 156.87[11] 2,094 Malmo view2.jpg
8 Bergen  Norway 278,556[3] 445.14[12] 626 Bergen-Fløibanen-view.jpg
9 Espoo  Finland 274,672[5] 312.20[13] 880 Kaakkoista Espoota 23 kesä 2009.jpg
10 Tampere  Finland 228,355[5] 525.01[14] 435 Nasinneula nakyma 2.jpg
11 Vantaa  Finland 219,400[5] 238.37[15] 920 Kielotorni4.JPG
12 Uppsala  Sweden 214,559[1] 2,182.80[16] 98 Uppsala domkyrka.tif
13 Aalborg  Denmark 211,937[7] 1,137.30[17] 186 Aalborg 2010 - 125 ubt.JPG
14 Odense  Denmark 200,563[7] 305.60[18] 656 Odense Rathaus und Dom.JPG
15 Oulu  Finland 200,486[5] 3,031.00[19] 66 Stockman Oulu rotuaari.jpg
16 Trondheim  Norway 190,464[3] 323.01[20] 590 Trondheim - buildings near Nidelva 03.jpg
17 Turku  Finland 187,686[5] 245.66[21] 741 Turku Car-free zone.jpg
18 Linköping  Sweden 155,817[1] 1,427.44[22] 109 Stora torget, Linköping, juli 2005.jpg
19 Västerås  Sweden 147,420[1] 957.89[23] 154 Östermälarstand Västerås.jpg
20 Örebro  Sweden 146,631[1] 1,373.15[24] 107 Allehandaborgen.jpg
21 Helsingborg  Sweden 140,547[1] 344.01[25] 409 Helsingborg-300px.jpg
22 Norrköping  Sweden 139,363[1] 1,495.05[26] 93 Drottninggatan-Hospitalsgatan, Norrköping april 2005.jpg
23 Jyväskylä  Finland 138,875[5] 1,171.00[27] 119 Jyvaskyla centrum.jpg
24 Jönköping  Sweden 135,297[1] 1,480.36[28] 91 Sofiakyrkan, Jönköping Maj 2006.jpg
25 Stavanger  Norway 132,729[3] 68.01[29] 1,952 Vaagen-modf.jpg
26 Bærum  Norway 124,008[3] 189.28[30] 655 Kommunegården Bærum Sandvikselva.JPG
27 Reykjavík  Iceland 123,300[31] 274.00[32] 450 Reykjavík séð úr Hallgrímskirkju 6.JPG
28 Umeå  Sweden 122,892[1] 2,316.61[33] 53 Umeå Östra.jpg
29 Lahti  Finland 119,451[5] 135.05[34] 884 Centre of Lahti.JPG
30 Lund  Sweden 118,542[1] 427.23[35] 277 Universitetshuset i lund.jpg
31 Kuopio  Finland 117,742[5] 2,309.16[36] 51 Kuopio, Finland from Puijo tower.jpg
32 Esbjerg  Denmark 115,905[7] 794.50[37] 146 Esbjerg square rotated.JPG
33 Vejle  Denmark 113,243[7] 1,062.00[38] 107 Bølgen (The Wave), Vejle, Denmark.jpg
34 Borås  Sweden 109,880[1] 909.901[39] 121 Borås stadspark.jpg
35 Huddinge  Sweden 107,538[1] 131.01[40] 821
36 Frederiksberg  Denmark 105,037[7] 8.00[41] 13130 Frederiksberg Slot.jpg
37 Eskilstuna  Sweden 103,684[1] 1,250.49[42] 83 Eskilstuna flygbild1js-1.jpg
38 Gävle  Sweden 99,788[1] 1613.37[43] 62 Yule goat Gefle Sweden 2009.jpg
39 Nacka  Sweden 99,359[1] 95.12[44] 1045 Finnberget Nacka from Kvarnholmen.jpg
40 Halmstad  Sweden 98,538[1] 1014.13[45] 97 Najaden halmstad slott-1.JPG
41 Sundsvall  Sweden 98,325[1] 3189.61[46] 31 Sundsvall in Sweden Storgatan.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s SCB Statistics Sweden - Population Statistics published February 21, 2017
  2. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  3. ^ a b c d e Statistics Norway - Official Population Statistics for 1 January 2017 (published February, 2017)
  4. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Statistics Finland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2016 (retrieved February 23, 2017)
  6. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Statistics Denmark - Official Population Statistics for Q1-2017 (retrieved on February 25, 2017)
  8. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  9. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  10. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  11. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  12. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  13. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  14. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  15. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  16. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  17. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  18. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  19. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  20. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  21. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  22. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  23. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  24. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  25. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  26. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  27. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  28. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  29. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  30. ^ The Norwegian Mapping Authority - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Norwegian
  31. ^ Statistics Iceland - Official Population Statistics for Q4-2016 (retrieved on February 24, 2017)
  32. ^ National Land Survey of Iceland - Official Municipality Land Area on January 1, 2011
  33. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  34. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  35. ^ [1]
  36. ^ NLS National Land Survey of Finland - Official Municipality Land Area for 2014 only available in Finnish and Swedish
  37. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  38. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  39. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  40. ^ [2]
  41. ^ Statistics Denmark - Official Municipality Land Area for 20131
  42. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden - Official Municipality Land Area for 2013 (retrieved on February 24, 2014) only available in Swedish
  43. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden
  44. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden
  45. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden
  46. ^ SCB Statistics Sweden

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