Uppsala County

Uppsala County (Swedish: Uppsala län) is a county or län on the eastern coast of Sweden, whose capital is the city of Uppsala. It borders the counties of Dalarna, Stockholm, Södermanland, Västmanland, Gävleborg, and the Baltic Sea.

Uppsala County
Uppsala län
Flag of Uppsala County
Coat of arms of Uppsala County
Uppsala County in Sweden
Uppsala County in Sweden
Location map of Uppsala County in Sweden
Location map of Uppsala County in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°51′30″N 17°39′00″E / 59.85833°N 17.65000°E / 59.85833; 17.65000
CountrySweden
Formed1634
CapitalUppsala
Municipalities
Government
 • GovernorGöran Enander
Area
 • Total8,207.2 km2 (3,168.8 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2017)[1]
 • Total367,483
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-C
GDP/ NominalSEK 69,631 million ()
GDP per capitaSEK 234,000
NUTS RegionSE121
Websitewww.lansstyrelsen.se/uppsala/

ProvinceEdit

For History, Geography and Culture see: Uppland

The northern parts of the province of Uppland encompasses Uppsala County.

AdministrationEdit

The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Riksdag and the Government, to coordinate the interests of the county, promote its development, establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Uppsala Governors.

PoliticsEdit

The County Council of Uppsala or Region Uppsala (previously Landstinget i Uppsala län), which is appointed by the electorate of the county, is primarily responsible for health care and public transportation.

Riksdag electionsEdit

The table details all Riksdag election results of Uppsala County since the unicameral era began in 1970. The blocs denote which party would support the Prime Minister or the lead opposition party towards the end of the elected parliament.

Year Turnout Votes V S MP C L KD M SD NyD Left Right
1970[2] 87.7 131,282 3.2 45.8 22.5 14.7 1.8 10.8 49.4 47.9
1973[3] 90.3 139,874 5.5 43.0 26.9 9.5 1.5 12.9 48.4 49.3
1976[4] 91.3 149,325 5.4 42.2 25.1 11.3 1.2 14.3 47.6 50.6
1979[5] 90.7 153,866 6.6 42.3 19.9 10.7 1.1 18.8 48.9 49.3
1982[6] 91.7 160,073 6.1 44.6 2.0 16.9 6.3 1.5 22.3 50.7 45.5
1985[7] 90.2 162,979 5.6 43.3 1.7 12.7 15.4 20.5 48.9 48.6
1988[8] 86.3 160,675 6.2 40.8 5.7 12.3 13.6 2.0 18.4 52.7 44.3
1991[9] 87.0 167,283 4.5 35.3 4.3 9.0 11.2 5.8 22.0 7.5 39.8 48.1
1994[10] 87.4 176,494 5.9 42.8 6.1 7.9 9.0 3.8 22.4 1.2 54.8 43.0
1998[11] 81.9 170,096 10.9 34.4 5.7 5.8 6.2 10.7 23.8 51.0 46.5
2002[12] 80.8 176,402 8.1 37.4 5.7 6.8 15.6 8.9 15.0 1.4 51.3 46.3
2006[13] 82.9 196,389 5.7 30.9 6.3 9.9 9.1 6.6 26.5 2.3 42.9 52.1
2010[14] 85.8 215,030 5.5 27.4 8.8 8.3 7.9 5.7 30.1 4.7 41.7 52.0
2014[15] 87.4 228,351 6.3 28.9 8.4 6.9 6.2 4.7 22.4 10.5 43.5 40.6
2018[16] 88.9 241,489 8.7 27.0 5.6 9.2 6.2 6.9 19.0 15.4 50.5 47.5

MunicipalitiesEdit

HeraldryEdit

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.

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 september 2017 och befolkningsförändringar 1 juli–30 september 2017. Totalt". Statistics Sweden. 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  2. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1970" (PDF). SCB. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1973" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1976" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1979" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  6. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1982)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  7. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1985" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  8. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1988)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  9. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1991" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  10. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1994" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  11. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1998" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  12. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag 2002" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  13. ^ "Allmänna val 17 september 2006" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  14. ^ "Röster - Val 2010" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  15. ^ "Röster - Val 2014" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  16. ^ "Röster - Val 2018" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 14 September 2021.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 59°51′30″N 17°39′00″E / 59.858333°N 17.65°E / 59.858333; 17.65