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Upplands Vasby

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Upplands Vasby Municipality is a Swedish Municipality in central Sweden. The town Upplands Väsby is the seat, and the home for all but a thousand people of the total municipal population. In the common language it is referred to as just Vasby. According to the 2005 census, population was 37,517, area is 75 square kilometers, and density is 498 per square kilometers.
Upplands is located in the province of Uppland with a hold history holding remains from the Stone Age. Rune stones and axes from the Bronze age have also been found. The number of rune inscriptions in the municipality amounts to 76. When Vasby Centrum, a shopping centre that currently houses some 60 stores, was built in Vasby in 1972 the population grew markedly. The mall is currently undergoing a large increase and 20 new stores will have opened by spring 2007, bringing the mall's total up to 80 stores.
The land is covered with good soil, forests, and moraine. The western part border to a creek of the lake Malaren, also marks the border to the municipality Upplands Bro. There are also other water areas, such as streams and small lakes, in the municipality. One of them is the small river Vasbyan, flowing through Vasby, in which the uncommon fish asp swims. The municipality consists of the three parishes Hammarby, Ed and Fresta that once were municipalities but were united in 1952.

Upplands is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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