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Umeå municipality has 12,000 employees and is the largest employer in the northern part of Sweden. The city has a strong focus on the citizens, on openness, trust and it also has an effort to continuously improve the service. Umeå is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Around 125,000 people live here, and the goal for the municipality is to reach 200,000 inhabitants by 2050.In Umeå, there are two universities, a vibrant business sector and an attractive range of culture and leisure.

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Mattias Mitz

Mattias Mitz

Press Officer, Umeå Municipality

+46 70 495 51 34Mail
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Jörgen Boman

Head of Communication, County Administrative Board, Västerbotten

+46 70 669 00 10Mail
Håkan Göransson

Håkan Göransson

Press Officer, Umeå Municipality

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Umeå municipality were runner up in 2018's European Capital of Innovation