Place:Knivsta, Uppsala, Sweden


Alt namesKnivsta kommun
Knivstasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates59.717°N 17.8°E
Located inUppsala, Sweden
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Knivsta Municipality (Knivsta kommun) is a municipality in Uppsala County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Knivsta, with some 7,100 inhabitants.


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Until 1971 Knivsta was a municipality in Stockholm County, when it was merged into Uppsala Municipality and subsequently belonged to Uppsala County. On January 1, 2003 Knivsta was separated from Uppsala to once again form a separate municipality, located in Uppsala County.

The coat of arms symbolises the Stones of Mora where the Swedish Kings were elected in ancient times.

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