Umeå

Umeå

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Umeå
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Population 120.777 - Umeå is situated on the inlet of the Gulf of Bothnia at the mouth of the Ume River, in the south of Västerbotten. Umeå is about 600 km north of Stockholm and about 400 km south of the Arctic Circle. It is the largest city in the north of Sweden.
Umeå is known as the young university city, the culture city, the festival city, the floorball Mecca, the city of birches and much else. Over the past 50 years, Umeå’s population has trebled. This growth is continuing at a rapid pace. The average age is now 38. Umeå has two universities, Umeå university and SLU.
The climate of Umeå is subarctic, with short and fairly warm summers. Winters are lengthy and freezing. Despite these conditions, cycling all year round is very popular. Umeå has more than 200 km of popular cycling routes that can take you all around Umeå.

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Kungsgatan - pedestrian street in the city centre
Kungsgatan - pedestrian street in the city centre
Cycling bridge over the Umea river
Cycling bridge over the Umea river
View in the park at the Town (city) hall
View in the park at the Town (city) hall