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Uppsala County

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Uppsala County

Country: Sweden

Area: 8,207 sq km

Population: approximately 370,000

Sister-city relations with Zhejiang established Sept 20, 2000


Uppsala County is located on the eastern coast of Sweden. Its capital is the city of Uppsala, which is the fourth largest city in Sweden. Uppsala is only a 45-minute drive away from the Swedish capital of Stockholm.

Uppsala County is one of the most affluent regions in Sweden. It has the country's largest pharmaceutical industry and leads the country in medical research and biotechnology.

Uppsala University, founded in the city of Uppsala in 1477, is the oldest university in Scandinavia. Seventeen of its alumni and faculty were Nobel Prize laureates by 2017.