Västerås Cathedral

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Västerås Cathedral

Västerås Cathedral in May 2005.

Coordinates: 59°36′45″N 16°32′28″E / 59.6125°N 16.54111°E / 59.6125; 16.54111
Location Västerås
Country Sweden
Denomination Church of Sweden
History
Founded 16 August 1271[1]
Specifications
Capacity 1,100 (sitting)[1]
Length 93.2 m (305 ft 9 in)[1]
Width 34.4 m (112 ft 10 in)[1]
Height 91.8 m (301 ft 2 in)[1]
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Västerås
Clergy
Bishop(s) Thomas Söderberg
Västerås Cathedral
Inside the Västerås Cathedral

Västerås Cathedral (Swedish: Västerås domkyrka) is a cathedral in the town of Västerås in Sweden. Belonging to Västerås Cathedral Parish of the Church of Sweden, it serves the Diocese of Västerås, and was opened in the 13th century.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Västerås domkyrka" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Archived from the original on 26 August 2011. http://www.svenskakyrkan.se/default.aspx?id=661320. Retrieved 26 August 2011.

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