A row of blue coloured servers inside the Facebook data centre in Luleå, Sweden.

Data Center for Facebook in Luleå

The data center in Luleå is Facebook’s first data center in Europe. It serves more than 800 million Facebook users.

This first building for Facebook Luleå Data Center is 28,000 square meters and is the first of three planned data centers in the area.

Facebook has set high standards for energy rating and the data center is certified as LEED, Gold level.

Construction started in October 2011 and the Data Center was completed in March 2013. The Facebook project employed about 300 people and were a collaboration between NCC Construction Sweden, DPR Construction and Fortis Construction.