Umea travel

Umea is a university city in Vasterbotten, Sweden.Umea is the biggest city in Norrland and the capital of Vasterbotten County. The city has about 76,000 inhabitants and is the seat of Umea Municipality (with a total population of 111,571).Umea is a center of education, technical and medical research in Sweden, with two universities and over 30,000 students.Umea has been expanding for several decades and is one of Sweden's fastest growing cities. Growth sped up in 1965, the same year that the university was established. In the last 30 years, housing in Umea has doubled and this rate of growth continues. 700 to 800 new apartments are at present constructed each year.