Place:Bålsta, Håbo, Uppsala, Sweden


Alt namesBålstasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates59.583°N 17.5°E
Located inHåbo, Uppsala, Sweden
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Bålsta is a locality and the seat of Håbo Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden with 14,147 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Although not in Stockholm County it has the north-western terminus of the Stockholm suburban rail system. Many inhabitants commute to Stockholm. The travel time is 40 minutes by suburban train, and less than 30 minutes by commuter-or intercity rail. Lasse Åberg, a famous Swedish actor, musician and artist, lives in Bålsta and has opened a museum there.

Even though Bålsta is not a very large town, there are a lot of organizations and activity-centers in the town such as a hockey-arena hosting the team Bålsta HC, a public swimming pool, several football fields and several gyms hosting e.g. the football-team Håbo FF and the floorball team Valhall IBK. Bålsta also has a mall with several stores.

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