Stockholm

Stockholm is 's capital and largest city, with nearly a million inhabitants in the city proper, and 2.3 million within . The inner city is made up of 14 islands across Lake Mälaren and three streams into the brackish Baltic Sea, with the with some 24,000 islands, islets and skerries.

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is the southern borough of central Stockholm, consisting of the island of Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as City, is the central borough of Stockholm, bordering to to the east at Birger Jarlsgatan, the Old Town to the south, to the south-west, and Vasastan north-west of Tegnérgatan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the Old Town, also known as Staden mellan broarna is the Old Town in Stockholm, containing genuine cultural heritage, as well as tourist traps. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburban island east of Stockholm in Sweden, at the innermost part of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, more properly Södra , is a park island in the southern borough in Stockholm. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a borough in north-eastern Stockholm, bordering and Vasastan at Birger Jarlsgatan, one of Stockholm's longest streets. Photo: ArildV, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Vasastan is a neighbourhood in north-central Stockholm, making up the northern part of the borough. Photo: Holger.Ellgaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Västerort is the western part of Stockholm municipality, extending far from the inner city, nearly encircling the autonomous towns Solna and Sundbyberg, just north of the Vasastan and districts of inner Stockholm. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an urban island which makes up the western part of Stockholm's inner city, with the Stockholm City Hall, Stockholms stadshus, as a dominant landmark. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

refers to the part of Stockholm municipality that lies south of . Photo: ArildV, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Building
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is one of the royal academies of . is situated 4 km north of Stockholm. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

University
The Karolinska Institute is a research-led medical university in Solna within the Stockholm urban area of . is situated 3½ km northwest of Stockholm. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Stadium
, originally known as Stockholm Globe Arena and commonly referred to in Swedish simply as Globen, is an indoor arena located in Stockholm Globe City, Johanneshov district of Stockholm, . is situated 4 km south of Stockholm. Photo: Holger.Ellgaard, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Gärdet is a part of Stockholm, east and northeast of . is situated 2 km northeast of Stockholm. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Suburb
, the Old Town, also known as Staden mellan broarna is the Old Town in Stockholm, containing genuine cultural heritage, as well as tourist traps. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is situated 4 km north of Stockholm. Photo: Holger.Ellgaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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