Geography of Stockholm

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An old map of Stockholm City showing the intricate set of islands

The Geography of Stockholm in Sweden. The City of Stockholm is situated on fourteen islands and on the banks to the archipelago where Lake Mälaren meets the Baltic Sea. The city centre is virtually situated on the water.

Contents

Islands

  1. Beckholmen
  2. Djurgården
  3. Helgeandsholmen - Location of Riksdag Building.
  4. Kastellholmen
  5. Kungsholmen
  6. Lilla Essingen (Smaller Essingen)
  7. Långholmen
  8. Reimersholme
  9. Riddarholmen
  10. Skeppsholmen
  11. Stadsholmen - Virtually synonymous with Gamla stan.
  12. Stora Essingen (Larger Essingen)
  13. Strömsborg
  14. Södermalm

Places

Divisions

The city is divided into 18 boroughs as regulated by the City Council. In more loose terms the city is also divided into three major parts:

Surrounding the city is the Stockholm Metropolitan Area.

Coordinates

Coordinates: Template:Coor dm.

See also

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