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The town of the silver birches does not only offer top-class culture. Some of the very best restaurants in northern Sweden are to be found here and they serve local culinary delicacies with singular precision. Add to that an exceptional outdoor life and you’ll understand why tens of thousand of students feel so at home in Umeå.


Population 119 000
Currency Swedish krona, 100 öre = 1 krona
Opening hours In Umeå the shops are normally open Monday – Friday, 10.00–18.00 and Saturday, 10.00–14.00.
Website www.visitumea.se
Newspapers Västerbottens-Kuriren (local paper)
Västerbottens Folkblad (local paper)
Dagens Nyheter
Svenska Dagbladet
Emergency numbers 112
Tourist information Umeå Tourist Office
Address: Renmarkstorget 15
Tel: +46 90 16 16 16
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 10-17,
Sat 11-15.