Salem, Sweden

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Central Salem

Salem is the seat of Salem Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden. Statistically it is a part of the bimunicipal contiguously built-up Tumba urban area.[1]

In 2005, Salem had a population of 14,171. The number of inhabitants increased to ca. 16,000 in 2008, and to almost 23,000 in 2016.[citation needed]

Salem is well known for it's annual demonstrations which has occurred since the murder of 17-year old skinhead Daniel Wretström in December 2000.


  1. ^ Tätorter 2005, Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 21 April 2008.

Coordinates: 59°12′N 17°46′E / 59.200°N 17.767°E / 59.200; 17.767