Tierp (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈtǐːɛrp]) is a locality and the seat of Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 6,143 inhabitants in 2018.
|Coordinates: 60°20′N 17°30′E / 60.333°N 17.500°ECoordinates: 60°20′N 17°30′E / 60.333°N 17.500°E|
|• Total||4.11 km2 (1.59 sq mi)|
(31 December 2018)
|• Density||1,383/km2 (3,580/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Tierp is connected to Uppsala and Gävle by commuter train Upptåget and the new (2007) section of highway E4 passes just west of Tierp.
The following sports clubs are located in Tierp:
Tierp Arena is located here. It is a world class auto racing facility. The main sport at this facility is Drag Racing. It hosts two FIA European Drag Races per year. One in June and the other in August.
Tämnarån is a river passing just west of the locality. The Gillberga runestone is located across the river, close to where it is crossed by a wooden pedestrian bridge. Two other runestones, nr 1144 and 1145, are located a couple of miles south of Tierp.
- ^ a b "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.
- ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 24.
- ^ "Tätorter".