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#Gamla #Uppsala (“Old Uppsala”) is a parish and a village outside Uppsala in #Sweden. It had 16,231 inhabitants in 1991.

As early as the 3rd century AD and the 4th century AD and onwards, it was an important religious, economic and political centre. Early written sources show that already during pre-history, Gamla Uppsala was well known in #Northern #Europe as the residence of the #Swedish kings of the legendary #Yngling #dynasty. In fact, the oldest #Scandinavian sources, such as #Ynglingatal, the #Westrogothic law and the #Gutasaga talk of the king of Sweden as the “King at Uppsala” -wikipedia #history