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Flemingsberg a southern suburb of Stockholmmarker, Swedenmarker, located in Huddinge Municipalitymarker in the south-western part of the contigous Stockholm urban areamarker.

It is located approximately 15 minutes by Stockholm commuter rail from central Stockholm, or 30-45 minutes by car. Flemingsberg has 12,000 inhabitants, around 12,300 people work there, and there are about 13,000 students.

There is a railway station (Flemingsberg, formerly Stockholm Syd Flemingsberg), a major hospital, a university college and there are also colourful high-rise residential buildings from the 1970s.

Flemingsberg has also evolved as a law enforcement center for the southern part of metropolitan Stockholm, with police station, court house, prosecutor's office and a jail, all in buildings built in the 1990s onwards.

History

Flemingsberg gets its name from the Flemingsberg manor. The village where the manor house was built in the 1600s was originally called Andersta but the name was changed when came in to the ownership of Henrik Fleming. The current manor house was built in 1790.

The current buildings in Flemingsberg (also called Flempan for short) was built during the Million_Programme and for a long time there was trouble renting out all the apartments and the area become known as a very bad suburb. The two halfs was renamed Visätra and Grantorp as the name Flemingsberg gave bad associations. Today the name Flemingsberg is again used for the area and the rail road station.

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Railway station



Flemingsberg is the name of a railway station on the Stockholm commuter rail line between Södertäljemarker and Märstamarker, via central Stockholmmarker. Trains usually ride within 15 minute intervals both ways. Some of the long distance trains also stop at Flemingsberg, such as the trains to Malmömarker, Gothenburgmarker and Eskilstunamarker. Flemingsberg is one of Sweden's bigger railway stations in terms of the amount of passengers.


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