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Linköping

Administration
Full nameLinköping
Official nameLinköping
MottoWhere Ideas Become Reality (Där idéer blir verklighet)
CountrySweden
ProvinceÖstergötland
CountyÖstergötland County
MunicipalityLinköping Municipality
Geography
Total Area16.3 sq mi (42.16 km2)
Demography
Total Population104232 (2010-12-31)
Density (pop.)2472/km2 (6402.5/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

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Linköping -svˈlɪnːˈɕøːpɪŋ is a city in southern Sweden, with 104 232 inhabitants in 2010. It is the seat of Linköping Municipality with 146 736 inhabitants (2011) and the capital of Östergötland County. Linköping is also the episcopal see of the Diocese of Linköping (Church of Sweden) and is well known for its cathedral.

Linköping is the center of an old cultural region and celebrated its 700th anniversary in 1987. Nowadays Linköping is known for its university and its high-technology industry. Dominating the city's skyline from afar is the steeple of the cathedral.


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