Genealogy Projects tagged with Sigtuna on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Uppland, Sweden

    Uppland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital. It borders Södermanland, Västmanland and Gästrikland. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea. On the small uninhabited island of Märket in the Baltic, Uppland has a very short and unusually shaped land border with Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The name ...

  • Locality Sigtuna, Stockholm County, Sweden

    Sigtuna, a town and municipality in Sweden Sigtuna was founded on what was then the shore of Lake Mälaren just over 1,000 years ago. It operated as a royal and commercial centre for some 250 years, and was one of the most important cities of Sweden. During a brief period at the end of the 10th and beginning of the 11th century, Sweden's first coins were minted here. St. Mary's Church, built i...

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