Linköping

  • Country: Sweden
  • Population: 147,334
  • Member of Covenant of Mayors?: Yes
  • Politician Who Signed: Christian Gustavsson, City Commissioner
  • Website: www.linkoping.se

 

City Introduction

Linköping is one of Sweden’s fastest growing cities. The population is constantly increasing and will soon surpass 150 000 inhabitants. Linköping is Sweden’s fifth largest city and a part of the expansive region Twin Cities of Sweden. Linköping is characterized by world-class high technology in the fields of aviation, IT and the environment. There is a strong force of innova¬tion and at the highly ranked uni¬versity which stands for excellence and entrepreneurship. Linköping has a vibrant commerce and strong growth. 42% of the population is incomers. 700 new companies is established every year and several well-known companies is located in Linköping eg Ericsson, Motorola, Autoliv, Sectra. There is a close cooperation between business, municipality and university, and neighboring municipalities.

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