Tingstäde

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Tingstäde
Tinggstäde(Gutnish)
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Tingstäde
Coordinates: 57°44′N18°35′E / 57.733°N 18.583°E / 57.733; 18.583 Coordinates: 57°44′N18°35′E / 57.733°N 18.583°E / 57.733; 18.583
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Area
[1]
  Total1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2014) [2]
  Total372
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Tingstäde is a populated area, a socken (not to be confused with parish), on the Swedish island of Gotland. [3] It comprises the same area as the administrative Tingstäde District, established on 1 January 2016. [4]

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Tingstäde is most noted for its nearby lake Lake Tingstäde, which contains the sunken Bulverket fortification, built, used and abandoned during the 12th century. [5]

Geography

Tingstäde is the name of the socken as well as the district. It is also the name of the larger locality within the district and the small village surrounding the medieval Tingstäde Church, [6] sometimes referred to as Tingstäde kyrkby. Tingstäde is located in the central north part of Gotland. [7]

As of 2019, Tingstäde Church belongs to Stenkyrka parish in Norra Gotlands pastorat, along with the churches in Stenkyrka, Martebo, and Lummelunda. [8] [9]

One of the asteroids in the asteroid belt, 8679 Tingstäde, is named after this place. [10]

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References

  1. "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.
  2. "Gotland i siffror 2015" [Gotland in numbers 2015]. www.gotland.se. Gotland Municipality . Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  3. The exact extent of the socken, now district, can be obtained by clicking on Kartinställningar and check the Socken box in the menu of this map from the Swedish National Heritage Board database.
  4. "Förordning om district" [Regulation of districts](PDF). Ministry of Finance. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  5. Rönnby, Johan (1995). Bålverket: om samhällsförändring och motstånd med utgångspunkt från det tidigmedeltida Bulverket i Tingstäde träsk på Gotland [The Bulverk: About changes in society and resistance, using the Medieval Bulverket in Lake Tingstäde on Gotland as a starting point]. Studier från UV Stockholm, 99-2067501-6Skrifter / Riksantikvarieämbetet, Arkeologiska undersökningar, 1102-187X ; 10 (in Swedish). Stockholm: Byrån för arkeologiska undersökningar, Swedish National Heritage Board. ISBN   91-7192-974-6.
  6. Lagerlöf, Erland; Svahnström, Gunnar (1973). Gotlands kyrkor[Gotland's Churches] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren. pp. 250–251. ISBN   91-29-41035-5. SELIBR   7232718.
  7. "Tingstäde". www.ne.se. Nationalencyklopedin . Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  8. "Församlingar på Gotland". www.svenskakyrkan.se. Church of Sweden . Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  9. "Visby stifts indelning 2018". www.svenskakyrkan.se. Church of Sweden . Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  10. "8679 Tingstade (1992 EG8)". NASA . Retrieved 2 June 2016.