Skultuna

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Skultuna
Skultuna bruk
Skultuna bruk
Skultuna is located in Västmanland
Skultuna
Skultuna
Skultuna is located in Sweden
Skultuna
Skultuna
Coordinates: 59°43′N 16°25′E / 59.717°N 16.417°E / 59.717; 16.417Coordinates: 59°43′N 16°25′E / 59.717°N 16.417°E / 59.717; 16.417
Country Sweden
Province Västmanland
County Västmanland County
Municipality Västerås Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,133
 • Density 1,470/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Skultuna is a locality situated in Västerås Municipality, Västmanland County, Sweden with 3,133 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Skultuna has some of Sweden's oldest industrial sites (including an early 17th-century brassworks, Skultuna Messingsbruk) as well as two runestones.

Skultuna was also the birthplace of

  • author and songwriter Julia Nyberg (1784-1854)
  • pianist, composer, and band leader Esbjörn Svensson (1964-2008)
  • drummer, composer, and band leader Magnus Öström (born 3 May 1965). Svennson and Öström were childhood friends who formed their first band in Skultuna.[2]

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. 
  2. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 1 Nov 2014.