Tierps HK

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Tierps HK
Tierps HK logo.png
City Tierp, Uppsala County, Sweden
League Flag of Sweden.svg Division 1
Division 1C
Founded 1957
Home arena Vegahallen
Colors Red, black
        
Website www2.idrottonline.se/TierpsHK-Ishockey

Tierps HK is a Swedish ice hockey club, based in Tierp, Uppsala County. The club, which was founded in 1957, played two seasons in Sweden's second-tier hockey league 2000–2002, but since then has been playing in the third-tier league, Division 1. [1]

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

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Tierp Place in Uppland, Sweden

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References

  1. Tierps HK: Föreningen: Historia