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2007 view from Hundberget ("dogmountain").
2007 view from Hundberget ("dogmountain").
Älvsbyn is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 65°41′N 21°01′E / 65.683°N 21.017°E / 65.683; 21.017Coordinates: 65°41′N 21°01′E / 65.683°N 21.017°E / 65.683; 21.017
Country Sweden
Province Norrbotten
County Norrbotten County
Municipality Älvsbyn Municipality
 • Total 6.35 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,967
 • Density 782/km2 (2,030/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.alvsbyn.se

Älvsbyn (translates to "the river village") is a locality and the seat of Älvsbyn Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 4,967 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Älvsbyn has a railway station that is served by trains running between Boden and Stockholm along the Swedish east coast. It also features a Youth Hostel with a small recreational park, including a swimming pool.


The following sports clubs are located in Älvsbyn:


  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.