This is a list of cities in Sweden by population. "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation.
The population is measured by Statistics Sweden. Statistics Sweden, or Statistiska centralbyrån (SCB is the government agency responsible for producing official Statistics on Sweden. The statistics bureau uses the term tätort (locality or urban area), which is defined as a continuous built-up area with a maximum distance of 50 metres between residences. Urban area is a common English translation of the Swedish term tätort. The localities are geographical and statistical units, toatally independent of the administrative and political subdivision in counties and municipalities. The Counties of Sweden, or Län, are the first level administrative and political Subdivisions of Sweden. The Municipalities of Sweden ( kommun) are the Local government entities of Sweden.
The urban areas in Sweden with more than 20,000 inhabitants as of 2005, according to Statistics Sweden, are:
Note that these numbers are from the year 2005, as Statistics Sweden releases these statistics only every five years. The Stockholm urban area (Stockholms tätort is the largest and most populous of the statistical localities or Urban areas in Sweden. Gothenburg urban area ( Göteborgs tätort) is the second largest of the 1940 localities or urban areas in Sweden. The Malmö Urban Area ( Malmö tätort) is the third largest of the 1400 localities or Urban areas of Sweden. Uppsala ˈɵpˌsɑːla (older spelling Upsala) is the capital of Uppsala County ( Uppsala län) and the fourth largest city of Västerås is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some 100 km west of Örebro is a city in Närke in central Sweden. Örebro is the seat of Örebro Municipality and the capital of Örebro County. Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with a population of 97885 (2006 Helsingborg (between 1912 and 1971 spelled Hälsingborg) is a city in Scania in the southernmost part of Sweden, which has a population Jönköping is a city in Småland in southern Sweden with 84423 inhabitants (2005 Norrköping is a city in the province of Östergötland in eastern Sweden and the seat of Norrköping Municipality, Östergötland (lɵnd is a city in the province of Scania, southern Sweden. The town has 76188 inhabitants out of a muncipal total of 105000 Umeå (ʉːmеоː, Uumaja Ubmi is a University city in Västerbotten, Sweden. Gävle is a city in east central Sweden with 68700 inhabitants ( 2005) is a city in Södermanland in east central Sweden about 30 km south of Stockholm, and is the seat of Södertälje Municipality, Eskilstuna (ˈɛscɪlsˌtʰʉːna is a city in Södermanland, Sweden and the seat of Eskilstuna Municipality. Täby is a town in Uppland, Sweden, and the seat of Täby Municipality in Stockholm County. Karlstad is a city in Värmland, Sweden. The city has 58544 inhabitants out of a municipal total of 83500 Halmstad is a port university industrial and recreational city at the mouth of the Nissan River in the province of Halland on the Växjö (vɛkːɧøː is a city in Småland in southern Sweden. Sundsvall is a city (pop 49400 in Medelpad, lower Norrland in central Sweden. Luleå () ( Lule sami: Luleju, Finnish: Luulaja) is a city (pop Trollhättan ( is a city (pop 53952 (2007 in Västergötland, Sweden, and the seat of Trollhättan Municipality, Västra Götaland Östersund (ˈœstəˌʂɵnː Jamtish pronunciation " Åstersånn " is an urban area ( city) in Jämtland Borlänge is a city (pop47 756) in Dalarna, Sweden and the seat of Borlänge Municipality, Dalarna County. Falun (ˈfɑːlʉn is a city in Dalarna, central Sweden, the seat of Falun Municipality and the capital of Dalarna County Upplands Väsby is a town in Uppland, Sweden and the seat of Upplands Väsby Municipality, Stockholm County. Tumba is a bimunicipal Districts of Tumba Vretarna Tuna Nackdala Tumba centrum Storvreten Lövholmen Kalmar is a city in Småland in the south-east of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Skövde is a city in Västergötland, Sweden. It has around 50000 inhabitants and is the seat of Skövde Municipality. Kristianstad kri'ɧansta (older spelling Christianstad) is a city in the province of Scania in southernmost Sweden and Karlskrona is a city in the province of Blekinge in south-eastern Sweden. See also Skellefteå, an album by The Wannadies. Skellefteå is a city in Västerbotten in northern Sweden Uddevalla is a city in Bohuslän in western Sweden. It has a population of about 35000 and is the seat of Uddevalla Municipality (pop Lidingö is an Island situated north east of central Stockholm, the Capital of Sweden, and also the name of the largest urban area Motala is a city (pop30000 in Östergötland, Sweden and seat of Motala Municipality, Östergötland County. Landskrona is a city in the province Scania in southernmost Sweden. Örnsköldsvik (pronounced Earn'sholds'veek is a town (pop 29000 in Ångermanland, Sweden and is the seat of Örnsköldsvik Municipality, Västernorrland Nyköping (nɨˈʃɶpɪŋ is a city in Södermanland, Sweden and the seat of Nyköping Municipality. Karlskoga is an industrial town in central Sweden and the seat of Karlskoga Municipality, Örebro County. Åkersberga is a town (pop 26700 in the traditional province Uppland, Sweden and the seat of Österåker Municipality, Stockholm County. Vallentuna is a bimunicipal Vallentuna is also a suburb of Stockholm. Varberg is a city in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast situated at. Trelleborg is the southernmost city in Sweden and the seat of Trelleborg Municipality in Skåne County. Lidköping is a town (pop 25000 in Västergötland, western Sweden and the seat of Lidköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County. Alingsås is a city (pop 22919 in western Sweden and the seat of Alingsås Municipality, Västra Götaland County. Piteå (or Pite in the local dialect is a city in Norrbotten in northern Sweden. Sandviken Municipality ( Sandvikens kommun) is a municipality in Gävleborg County, in east central Sweden. Märsta is a suburb of Metropolitan Stockholm, and the seat of Sigtuna Municipality in Sweden. Ängelholm is a city in Scania, southern Sweden, and the seat of Ängelholm Municipality, Skåne County. Visby is the only city on the Swedish Island of Gotland; it is arguably the best-preserved Medieval city in Scandinavia Vänersborg is a city (pop 35000 in Västergötland, Sweden and the seat of Vänersborg Municipality, Västra Götaland County. Katrineholm is a city (pop 22500 in Södermanland, Sweden and the seat of Katrineholm Municipality, Södermanland County. Kungälv is a city (pop 20500 in Bohuslän on the Swedish west coast and the seat of Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County Västervik is a city in the traditional province of Småland, Sweden, and the seat of Västervik Municipality in Kalmar County. Enköping is a town (pop 20200 in the traditional Swedish province Uppland and the seat of Enköping Municipality, Uppsala län.