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Lindesberg Municipality

Lindesberg Municipality

Lindesbergs kommun
Coat of arms of Lindesberg Municipality
Coat of arms
Lindesberg Municipality in Örebro County.png
CountrySweden
CountyÖrebro County
SeatLindesberg
Area
 • Total1,480.5 km2 (571.6 sq mi)
 • Land1,377.59 km2 (531.89 sq mi)
 • Water102.91 km2 (39.73 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total23,575
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästmanland
Municipal code1885
Websitewww.lindesberg.se

Lindesberg Municipality (Lindesbergs kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Lindesberg.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the former City of Lindesberg and the former market town of Frövi were joined together.

Localities

By size, as of 2000:

Twin towns

Lindesberg's five twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1940) Kuusankoski, Finland Finland
  2. (?) Oppdal, Norway Norway
  3. (?) Jammerbugt Municipality, Denmark Denmark
  4. (1990) Frunzensky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia Russia
  5. (1995) Haßberge, Germany Germany

Industry

The largest employer is the municipality. After that follow the large hospital, serving the northern parts of Örebro County. Larger companies include Por Pac (Fagerdala Foams), Arvin Meritor and Liab.

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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