Umeå is a small city in the north of Sweden, with a population of just over 100,000. It is the regional capital of Västerbotten County and the largest city in the area. Despite its size, Umeå has a lot to offer visitors, from a beautiful city centre with a lively cultural scene, to a range of outdoor activities in the surrounding countryside. The city is located on the Ume River, and is surrounded by forests and lakes, making it a great place to enjoy nature. There are also plenty of museums and art galleries to explore, as well as a lively nightlife, with plenty of bars and clubs.