|• Total||4.11 km2 (1.59 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,383/km2 (3,580/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Tierp (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈtǐːɛrp] ) is a locality and the seat of Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 6,143 inhabitants in 2018.
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.
Emil Norling of Tierp, is the classic powerlifting world champion of 2019, in the -105 kg junior category. He dominated the competition with a 312.5 kg squat, 195 kg bench press and a magnificent 355 kg deadlift. This added up for a 862.5 kg total, which made him the king of swedish powerlifting and also put Tierp on the map of Sweden.
Tämnarån is a river passing just west of the locality. The Gillberga runestone is located across the river, close to 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.
Uppsala is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth-largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö. It had 168,096 inhabitants in 2017.
Skutskär is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of Älvkarleby Municipality in Uppsala County, Sweden with 6,075 inhabitants in 2010. According to the census of 2000 6,003 people lived in Skutskär, most of them in Älvkarleby Municipality, but a minor part in Gävle Municipality in Gävleborg County.
Örbyhus is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 2,153 inhabitants in 2018.
Ulricehamn is a locality and the seat of Ulricehamn Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden, with 9,787 inhabitants in 2010.
Skara is a locality and the seat of Skara Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 18,580 inhabitants in 2013. Despite its small size, it is one of the oldest cities in Sweden, and has a long educational and ecclesiastical history. One of Sweden's oldest high schools, Katedralskolan, is situated in Skara.
Kristinehamn is a locality and the seat of Kristinehamn Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden, with 17,839 inhabitants in 2010.
Torsåker is a locality situated in Hofors Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 899 inhabitants in 2010. It contains a parish for the Archdiocese of Uppsala. The church at Torsåker has two runestones, Gs 7 and Gs 8.
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Björklinge is a locality situated in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 3,269 inhabitants in 2010. The name, written as Birklinge, was used for the parish as early as 1314, and Norsemen graves have been found in the area.
Vagnhärad is a locality situated in Trosa Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 3,324 inhabitants in 2010.
Söderfors is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,572 inhabitants in 2010.
Månkarbo is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 666 inhabitants in 2010.
Karlholmsbruk is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 1,150 inhabitants in 2010.
Mehedeby is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 463 inhabitants in 2010.
Skärplinge is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 673 inhabitants in 2010.
Tobo is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 595 inhabitants in 2018.
Upplanda is a locality situated in Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 364 inhabitants in 2010.
Uppland Runic Inscription 1146, also known as U 1146, is the Rundata catalog designation for a Viking Age memorial runestone that is located in Gillberga, which is about 1 kilometer east of Tierp, Uppsala County, Sweden, which is in the historic province of Uppland.
The Tierp Arena is a motorsport venue in Tierp, Uppsala County, Sweden, located 120 kilometers from Stockholm. Tierp Arena is one of the most modern drag racing arenas in the world, with capacity for 20,000 spectators.
The European Drag Racing Championship is a combination of four Drag Racing categories that have competed in six events since 1996. The European Drag Racing Season is held from May to September in four countries; UK, Sweden, Finland and Germany. Each drag race category pairs two drivers that compete against each other and the winner is the racer with the lowest reaction time and elapsed time over a designated destination. The drivers are adjudicated points for their performance at each stage which are tallied for a given season.
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