Vallentuna

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Vallentuna
Coordinates: 59°32′N18°05′E / 59.533°N 18.083°E / 59.533; 18.083 Coordinates: 59°32′N18°05′E / 59.533°N 18.083°E / 59.533; 18.083
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Stockholm County
Municipality Vallentuna Municipality
and Täby Municipality
Area
[1]
  Total15.96 km2 (6.16 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010) [1]
  Total29,519
  Density1,850/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Vallentuna is the seat of Vallentuna Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden, with 33,219 [2] inhabitants in 2018. Vallentuna's cultural landscape is well preserved, and human habitation in the area has been traced back as far as the Stone Age. Archeological excavations in southern Vallentuna, near Lilla Gävsjö, uncovered remains of a Stone Age settlement. [3]

Vallentuna Municipality Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden

Vallentuna Municipality is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Vallentuna.

Stockholm County County (län) of Sweden

Stockholm County is a county or län on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden. It borders Uppsala County and Södermanland County. It also borders Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. The city of Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. Stockholm County is divided by the historic provinces of Uppland (Roslagen) and Södermanland (Södertörn). More than one fifth of the Swedish population lives in the county. Stockholm County is also one of the statistical riksområden according to NUTS:SE, Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics within the EU. With more than two million inhabitants, Stockholm is the most densely populated county of Sweden.

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 Strait. 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. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million of which 2.5 million have a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi) and the highest urban concentration is in the central and southern half of the country.

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During the Bronze Age, population settlements increased in Vallentuna and the surrounding Roslagen area, when the landmass gradually rose as a result of the retreating ice glaciers. [4]

Bronze Age Prehistoric period and age studied in archaeology, part of the Holocene Epoch

The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization. The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the three-age Stone-Bronze-Iron system, as proposed in modern times by Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, for classifying and studying ancient societies.

Roslagen area in Sweden

Roslagen is the name of the coastal areas of Uppland province in Sweden, which also constitutes the northern part of the Stockholm archipelago.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-10. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 september 2018 och befolkningsförändringar 1 juli–30 september 2018. Totalt". Statistiska Centralbyrån (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  3. Vallentuna kommun - Historik & utveckling
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