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Uppsala County

The King and Queen visited Uppsala County on Friday 3 May.
Uppsalas läns vapen

Uppsala County

Area: 8,208 km²
County seat: Uppsala
Host for the visit:
County Governor Peter Egardt.
Uppsala County has eight municipalities and around 335,000 inhabitants. The county was formed in 1634.

The programme for The King and Queen's visit on Friday 3 May.

09:45 The King and Queen are welcomed to Uppsala County by County Governor Peter Egardt. The day begins with a visit to Ängsholmen Dairy Farm and its herd of water buffalo in Harbo, Heby Municipality.
11:00 The King and Queen visit the Björkgården family centre in Tierp.
12:00 The King and Queen arrive at the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company facility in Forsmark.
13:30 Lunch at Forsmark.
15:00 The King and Queen arrive at Östhammar and walk to Rådhustorget. The King gives a speech.
15:30 The King and Queen visit Industrihydraulik AB in Östhammar.
16:20 The King and Queen visit the incubator company Sublift AB at Öregrund Shipyard.
17:35 The King and Queen arrive at Uppsala Castle.
The day in Uppsala County concludes with dinner hosted by the County Governor at the County Governor's official residence, Uppsala Castle.

For more information about the day in Uppsala County, please contact Leena Marandi, Uppsala County Administrative Board, tel. +46 (0)10 223 33 03,

About Uppsala County by County Governor Peter Egardt.

"Uppland is home to Sweden's only water buffalo, many farms that enhance green industry with high-class locally produced food, equestrian centres and elk parks, an enormous marine nature reserve at Gräsö, a newly opened iron mine in Dannemora, nuclear power and steel production, world-leading engineering companies, pulp mills, a world-class motor arena at Tierp, wonderful gardens in Enköping and fantastic coastal scenery in Älvkarleby."

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The King and Queen's visit to Uppsala County