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Alsike Church
Alsike is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°48′N 17°46′E / 59.800°N 17.767°E / 59.800; 17.767Coordinates: 59°48′N 17°46′E / 59.800°N 17.767°E / 59.800; 17.767
CountyUppsala County
MunicipalityKnivsta Municipality
 • Total2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total2,681
 • Density1,125/km2 (2,910/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Alsike is a locality in Knivsta Municipality in Uppsala County in Sweden. In 2010, 2,681 people lived there.[1] Alsike is located circa 50 kilometers north of Stockholm and 25 kilometers away from the Arlanda Airport. Alsike is located on the Ingegerdsleden, which is a historic pilgrimage route between the Uppsala Cathedral and the Stockholm Cathedral. The Alsike Abbey is also located here. Alsike clover gets its common name from the settlement.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. Publications & Information: Alsike Clover. Montana State University.

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