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Uppsala Cathedral in background of the Fyris river at night.
Uppsala is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°51′29″N 17°38′41″E / 59.85806°N 17.64472°E / 59.85806; 17.64472Coordinates: 59°51′29″N 17°38′41″E / 59.85806°N 17.64472°E / 59.85806; 17.64472
Country Sweden
Province Uppland
County Uppsala County
Municipality Uppsala Municipality
 • City 48.79 km2 (18.84 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • City 140,454
 • Density 2,878.75/km2 (7,455.9/sq mi)
 • Metro 187,541
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 75x xxx
Area code(s) +46(0) 18

Uppsala is a city in Sweden. About 200,000 people live there. It is the 4th biggest city in Sweden.

The city is home to the well-known student residential area of Flogsta. It is the largest student residence in the city. It is also known for the Flogsta scream. At 10 pm every evening, students scream their frustrations from windows and balconies.


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