Botkyrka, Sweden - Intercultural City
Botkyrka is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden, not far from the capital Stockholm.
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.
Intercultural Cities Index
Implemented for three years, starting on 1st March 2018