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Nykvarn (Swedish pronunciation: [nʏˈkvɑːɳ])[2] is a locality and (since 1999) the seat of Nykvarn Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden with 7,560 inhabitants in 2017.[1] 1971-1998 it was a part of Södertälje Municipality. Nykvarn is the hometown of such bands as Hyena Breed, Feed Filiph, From Zero to Hero and Aldiureep, as well as Stanley Cup winner Carl Hagelin. The city hosts the annual rock- and metalfestival called Moshpit Open Festival.

Nykvarn
Nykvarn Folkpark, entrance
Nykvarn Folkpark, entrance
Nykvarn is located in Stockholm
Nykvarn
Nykvarn
Nykvarn is located in Sweden
Nykvarn
Nykvarn
Coordinates: 59°10′30″N 17°26′00″E / 59.17500°N 17.43333°E / 59.17500; 17.43333Coordinates: 59°10′30″N 17°26′00″E / 59.17500°N 17.43333°E / 59.17500; 17.43333
CountrySweden
ProvinceSödermanland
CountyStockholm County
MunicipalityNykvarn Municipality
Area
 • Total5.60 km2 (2.16 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total7,560
 • Density1,479/km2 (3,830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Localities 2017 – population, area, overlap holiday home areas, coordinates" (XLSX). Statistics Sweden. 28 March 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 18.