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Degerfors Municipality

Degerfors Municipality

Degerfors kommun
Degerfors Municipality Office
Degerfors Municipality Office
Coat of arms of Degerfors Municipality
Coat of arms
Degerfors Municipality in Örebro County.png
CountrySweden
CountyÖrebro County
SeatDegerfors
Area
 • Total433.68 km2 (167.44 sq mi)
 • Land383.98 km2 (148.26 sq mi)
 • Water49.7 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total9,665
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVärmland and Närke
Municipal code1862
Websitewww.degerfors.se

Degerfors Municipality (Degerfors kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Degerfors.

The northern part of the municipality was before 1925 part of Karlskoga Municipality, from which it was detached to form a new entity. It became a market town (köping) in 1943. In 1967 it was amalgamated with a part of the dissolved Svartå Municipality.

Twin towns

Degerfors two twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1985) Oedheim, Germany Germany
  2. (1990) Ventspils District, Latvia Latvia

See also

References

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.

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