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Sigtuna kommun
Sigtuna vapen.svg
County Stockholm County
Province Uppland
Seat Märsta
Sigtuna Municipality in Stockholm County.png
Population
 • Total
63rd of 290
37,793 inhabitants
Area
 • Total area
 • Land area
 • Water area
226th of 290
351.64 km²
327.87 km²
Density
 • Total
44th of 290
112.8 inhabitants/km²
Municipal code 0191[1]
Website www.sigtuna.se
Area & population from SCB as of December 31, 2007

Sigtuna Municipality (Sigtuna kommun) is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Märsta.

The municipality is a part of Metropolitan Stockholm.

The municipality consists of a lot of former local government units and was formed in 1971. It got its name from the small, but very old, City of Sigtuna, but the seat was placed in the much larger modern town of Märsta.

The three towns of the municipality are Märsta (pop. 23,000), Sigtuna (pop. 8,000) and Rosersberg (pop. 1,400), of which Märsta is the municipal seat and Sigtuna with its old and important history is a popular tourist destination.

Industry

In the municipality lies the largest workplace in Sweden, the Arlanda airport, with 13,000 employees in 200 companies. As a result, Siguna is travelled through by 18,300,000 visitors yearly, and has the fourth most hotel stays, following to the commercial and regional centras Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

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Coordinates: 59°37′N 17°43′E / 59.617°N 17.717°E / 59.617; 17.717

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