Hisingen

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Hisingen
Eriksberg.JPG
Eriksberg on the northern bank of the Göta River where housing areas have replaced the shipyards.
Hisingen is located in Sweden

Hisingen (Sweden)
Geography
Location Kattegat
Coordinates 57°46′N 11°53′E / 57.767°N 11.883°E / 57.767; 11.883
Area 198.84 km2 (76.77 sq mi)[1]
Country
County Västra Götaland County
Municipality Gothenburg Municipality
Demographics
Population 130,000
Density 628.14 /km2 (1,626.9 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Swedish
Hisingen.

Hisingen is an island on the west coast of Sweden. It has an area of 199 square kilometres (77 sq mi). It is Sweden's fourth biggest island, but its most populated island. It is north of Gothenburg. Göteborg City Airport is there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistisk årsbok 2011" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. p. 12. Archived from the original on 5 July 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5zxLyViMj. Retrieved 5 July 2011.

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