Uppsala Sweden map
Uppsala map of Sweden. Uppsala Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to print. Uppsala Sweden map (Northern Europe - Europe) to download. Uppsala County (Uppsala län) is a county or län on the eastern coast of Sweden. It borders the counties of Stockholm, Södermanland, Västmanland, Gävleborg, and the Baltic Sea as its shown in Uppsala Sweden map. The province of Uppland encompasses Uppsala County. The County of Uppsala inherited its coat of arms from the province of Uppland. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. The County Council of Uppsala or Landstinget i Uppsala län, which is appointed by the electorate of the county, is primarily responsible for health care and public transportation.
Uppsala, län (county) in east-central Sweden. It lies between Mälaren (lake) on the south and the Gulf of Bothnia on the north as its mentioned in Uppsala Sweden map. It constitutes most of the western part of the landskap (province) of Uppland. The län low, level surface is drained by the Fyris River. Grain and potatoes are grown, and there is some stock raising and dairying. Major iron-ore deposits are found in the region around Dannemora, and there are several ironworks and steelworks. Sawmilling is predominant in the area near the mouth of the Dal River in the north, and there is a major hydroelectric plant located at Älvkarleby. The capital and largest city is Uppsala. Area 2,782 square miles (7,206 square km). Pop. (2005 est.) 302,564.
About 70 kilometers northwest of Stockholm, and just 25 minutes drive from Arlanda Airport, is the picturesque, medieval university city of Uppsala as you can see in Uppsala Sweden map. Coupled with the air of academia, Uppsala has a laid-back feel that comes as part and parcel of a large and diverse student population. Bicycles are everywhere, and the many waterways and parks add to an overall sense of tranquility. Often, it is hard to remember you are in Sweden fourth largest city, particularly if you are meandering through the winding streets of the old town. Here, you will discover plenty of quaint shops, cafés, and restaurants, as well as many of Uppsala must-see tourist attractions.