Culture, Heritage and Diversity


Intercultural city: Botkyrka, Sweden


Population diversity

The population of Botkyrka, is 82.000, of which almost 29 625 (36,5%) were born abroad and almost 12 802 (15,8%) has at least one parent born abroad (2009 data). The largest minority groups have a background in Turkey (9,5%), Iraq (4,4%), Middle East (19,8%), Finland (5,8%), Africa (5,5%). The city has over 40 years of migration history and migrant population is composed of both well settled people, as well as newcomers.


Profile and activities

Intercultural profile

Strategy for an Intercultural Botkyrka


Intercultural Cities Index

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General information

Official website


Katarina Berggren



Botkyrka on the map