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Welcome to Umeå!

Umeå is one of Sweden's fastest growing cities. The average age of the 117 000 people who live in Umeå is 38. They intend to increase their numbers — the goal is to pass the 200 000 figure before 2050.

The city offers world-class art, drama, films, industries, music and research. It aims to attract more companies, break new construction records and, not least beeing the European Capital of Culture 2014.

Quick facts

Population: 117,294

Average age: 38

Area: 2,317 square kilometres

Households: 53,776

Companies in the municipality: 11,000

Students: 37,000

Annual hours of sunshine: 1,800

Number of birches in the city centre: 3,000

Sunrise on 21/6: 2.21 a.m.

Sunset on 21/6: 10.59 p.m.

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Umeå universitet
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