It usually attracts a spectator crowd of more than 20,000. Tolkresurs har öppet alla dagar året runt 24 timmar om dygnet. The train to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport takes only 17 minutes, rendering the city easily accessible by air. For the municipality (Uppsala kommun see. In Brad Thor 's novel Full Black, Scot Harvath leads a black-ops team in Uppsala to gain intelligence and capture the leader of a terrorist cell. Stockholm, Gothenburg and, malmö. You can help by adding. Founded in 1477, under bishop Jakob Ulvsson. While Uppsala has no airport of its own, Arlanda Airport is located about 30 km south of Uppsala.
The university has a famous anatomical theatre, constructed by the scientist and polymath Olof Rudbeck (16301702 in the old university building Gustavianum. There are few remains, with the exception of several huge burial mounds of pre-Christian monarchs and the previous cathedral from 1164.D., traditionally said to be built over the old heathen temple (and recent archaeological investigations seems to support this notion). Other sports clubs located in Uppsala include: Notable natives edit Magdalena Andersson * (1967 politician Anders Jonas Ångström (18141874 physicist Gösta Knutsson (1903-1973 author and radio producer Svante Arrhenius * (18591927 scientist Ingmar Bergman * (19182007 filmmaker Jöns Jakob Berzelius (17791848 chemist Hans Blix. Despite Uppsala's northerly location, the winter is not as cold as other cities at similar latitudes, mainly due to the Gulf Stream. 6 On the same day Ultuna, which lies a few kilometres south of the centre of Uppsala, recorded a temperature of 38 C (100.4 F). 10 The Gamla Uppsala Museum exhibits archeological finds made during excavations in Gamla Uppsala and related finds from other parts of Uppland, as well as exhibitions on the history of the site itself. The Gösta Knutsson children's book series Pelle Svanslös are set in Uppsala. The university has 13 student fraternities, known as "nations each traditionally representing a geographical region of Sweden.
Among many achievements, the, celsius scale for temperature was invented there. The city has a distinct town and gown divide with clergy, royalty and academia historically residing in the Fjärdingen neighbourhood on the river's western shore, somewhat separated from the rest of the city, and the ensemble of cathedral, castle and university buildings has remained mostly. For other uses, see, uppsala (disambiguation). The climate table below presents weather data from the years 19812010. January, February and March are the months that has had the most pronouncing increase in temperature, with each month increasing.5 C or more. 11 Once every year, the Uppsala Union of Science and Engineering Students arrange a river rafting in the Fyris river with rafts built from styrofoam. There are also athletic club Uppsala, Uppsala, fencing club, Uppsala Judo Club, Sweden's oldest judo club, Uppsala volleyball companion, Upsala weightlifting club and Upsala Simsällskap, one of the world's oldest swimmingclubs. Only some 70 kilometres (43 miles) or 40 minutes by train from the capital, many Uppsala residents work in Stockholm. Not far from the University stands the Uppsala University Library ( Carolina Rediviva the largest library in Sweden, with over 5 million volumes and some 60,000 manuscripts. Uppsala is mentioned in German heavy metal band Rebellion 's song "Sweden".