Stockholm urban area
|Stockholm urban area|
|Province||Södermanland and Uppland|
|• Total||381.63 km2 (147.35 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||3,597/km2 (9,320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The Stockholm urban area (Swedish: Stockholms tätort) is the largest and most populous of the statistical localities or urban areas in Sweden. It has no administrative function of its own, but constitutes a continuous built-up area, which extends into 11 municipalities in Stockholm County. It contains the municipal seats of 10 of those. As of 31 December 2010, the population in the Stockholm urban area was 1,372,565 inhabitants, the area 381.63 km2 (147.35 sq mi), and the population density 3,597 inh/km². Stockholm urban area is not the same as Metropolitan Stockholm (Storstockholm), which is a much larger area.
In 2010, the population of the urban area and the municipalities into which it extends, broken down per municipality was the following:
- For administration and government see the respective municipalities in the list above
- List of metropolitan areas in Sweden
- "Localities 2010, area, population and density in localities 2005 and 2010 and change in area and population". Statistics Sweden. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012.