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Tierp Train Station
Tierp is located in Uppsala
Tierp is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 60°20′N 17°30′E / 60.333°N 17.500°E / 60.333; 17.500Coordinates: 60°20′N 17°30′E / 60.333°N 17.500°E / 60.333; 17.500
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Uppsala County
Municipality Tierp Municipality
 • Total 4.11 km2 (1.59 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 5,587
 • Density 1,360/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Tierp is a locality and the seat of Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 5,587 inhabitants in 2010.[1]


Tierp is connected to Uppsala and Gävle by commuter train Upptåget and the new (2007) section of highway E4 passes just west of Tierp.


The following sports clubs are located in Tierp:

Tierp Arena is located here. It is a world class auto racing facility. The main sport at this facility is Drag Racing. It hosts two FIA European Drag Races per year. One in June and the other in August.

Main sights[edit]

Tämnarån is a river passing just west of the locality. The Gillberga runestone is located across the river, close to a where it is crossed by a wooden pedestrian bridge. Two other runestones, nr 1144 and 1145, are located a couple of miles south of Tierp.


  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.