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Kista is a borough of the city of Stockholm in Sweden. Located in the northern part of Stockholm, Kista is divided by the Stockholm Metro line (which runs 20 meters above the ground) into a western part with apartment buildings, and an eastern part, occupied by companies, mostly in the telecom and computer business.

Business and Industry

The industrial part of Kista began in the mid 70s, with companies such as SRA (Svenska Radio Aktiebolaget, now a part of Ericsson), RIFA (now Ericsson Microelectronics) and IBM Svenska AB (the Swedish operations of IBM). The number of employees in Eastern Kista is now in the range of 25,000 to 35,000.

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