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
Hisingen (Sweden)
Geography
LocationKattegat
Coordinates57°46′N 11°53′E / 57.767°N 11.883°E / 57.767; 11.883
Area198.84 km2 (76.77 sq mi)[1]
Administration
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityGothenburg Municipality
Demographics
Population130,000
Pop. density628.14/km2 (1626.88/sq mi)
Ethnic groupsSwedish
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" (PDF) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. p. 12. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 July 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2011.

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