Västerås Cathedral

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Västerås Cathedral
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Västerås Cathedral in May 2005.
Coordinates: 59°36′45″N 16°32′28″E / 59.61250°N 16.54111°E / 59.61250; 16.54111
LocationVästerås
CountrySweden
DenominationChurch of Sweden
History
Founded16 August 1271[1]
Specifications
Capacity1,100 (sitting)[1]
Length93.2 m (305 ft 9 in)[1]
Width34.4 m (112 ft 10 in)[1]
Height91.8 m (301 ft 2 in)[1]
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Västerås
Clergy
Bishop(s)Mikael Mogren

Västerås Cathedral (Swedish: Västerås domkyrka) is the seat of the Diocese of Västerås in the Province of Västmanland, Sweden. It is built in the Scandinavian Brick Gothic style.

The Cathedral houses the sarcophagus of King Eric XIV of Sweden which is visible to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Västerås domkyrka" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Archived from the original on 26 August 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011.