Hässelby-Vällingby

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Hässelby-Vällingby
Borough of Stockholm
View of Hässelby Strand
View of Hässelby Strand
Location of Hässelby-Vällingby within Stockholm Municipality shown in yellow
Location of Hässelby-Vällingby within Stockholm Municipality shown in yellow
Coordinates: 59°21′45″N 17°52′20″E / 59.36250°N 17.87222°E / 59.36250; 17.87222Coordinates: 59°21′45″N 17°52′20″E / 59.36250°N 17.87222°E / 59.36250; 17.87222
CountrySweden
MunicipalityStockholm Municipality
Municipality subdivisionVästerort
Established2007
Government
 • TypeMunicipal assembly
 • Municipal commissionerFredrik Bojerud (C)
Area
19.60 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
71,042
 • Density3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
114 --, 162 --, 163 --, 165 --
Area code08
WebsiteStockholm.se

Hässelby-Vällingby is a borough (stadsdelsområde) in the western part of Stockholm.

Overview[edit]

It is primarily made up of Hässelby (Gård, Strand, Villastad) and Vällingby; the other districts that make up the borough are Backlura, Kälvesta, Nälsta, Råcksta and Vinsta. As of 2004, the population is 58,796 in an area of 19.60 km², which gives a density of 2,999.80/km².

The name is taken from Hässelby Castle, which included large areas within the present three districts; the port of Hässelby also includes parts of Vinsta. The castle is located in the present district of Hässelby Gård but in the postcode of Vällingby.

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