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View of Tensta
View of Tensta
Location within Stockholm
Location within Stockholm
Coordinates: 59°23′39″N 17°54′04″E / 59.39417°N 17.90111°E / 59.39417; 17.90111Coordinates: 59°23′39″N 17°54′04″E / 59.39417°N 17.90111°E / 59.39417; 17.90111
Country Sweden
Municipal partVästerort
 • Total12.85 km2 (4.96 sq mi)
 • Total39,082
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,900/sq mi)
WebsiteSpånga-Tensta at stockholm.se

Spånga-Tensta is a borough (stadsdelsområde) in Stockholm, Sweden located in the north. The districts that make up the borough are Bromsten, Flysta, Lunda, Solhem, Sundby and Tensta. A large portion of the uninhabited field Järvafältet belongs to the districts of Akalla and Husby.


The borough consists of the following places:

The population as of 2004 is 34,448 on an area of 12.85 km², which gives a density of 2,680.78/km².


The transport provided is:

  • Rail: The Blue Line of the Stockholm Metro, running from Kungsträdgården in the city centre to Hjulsta station in the north west. It has two stations in the borough of Spånga-Tensta, Hjulsta and Tensta, both inaugurated in 1975. Commuter rail has one station, Spånga Station.
  • Bus: Several bus routes serve the borough.
  • Car: E18/Hjulstavägen runs on the north of Hjulsta and Tensta. When finished, the Förbifart Stockholm motorway will connect to E18 at Hjulsta.

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