Styrsö

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Styrsö
Styrsö as seen from the sea
Styrsö as seen from the sea
Styrsö is located in Västra Götaland
Styrsö
Styrsö
Styrsö is located in Sweden
Styrsö
Styrsö
Coordinates: 57°37′N 11°47′E / 57.617°N 11.783°E / 57.617; 11.783Coordinates: 57°37′N 11°47′E / 57.617°N 11.783°E / 57.617; 11.783
CountrySweden
ProvinceVästergötland
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityGöteborg Municipality
Area
 • Total1.58 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,304
 • Density824/km2 (2,130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Styrsö (Swedish pronunciation: [²stʏʂːœ])[2] is a small island and a locality situated in Göteborg Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 1,304 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It lies in the Southern Göteborg Archipelago of Sweden with about 1,400 inhabitants. Regular ferries connect the island to Gothenburg and a bridge links Styrsö with Donsö. The main type of land transport on the island is a three-wheeled moped, called a flakmoped in Swedish. (The locals call it lastmoppe).

Styrsö

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 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 23.