Botkyrka is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden, not far from the capital Stockholm.

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.