Åre Municipality

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Åre Municipality
Åre kommun
Coat of arms of Åre Municipality
Coat of arms
Are Municipality in Jämtland County.png
Country Sweden
County Jämtland County
Seat Järpen
 • Total 8,236.54 km2 (3,180.15 sq mi)
 • Land 7,199.45 km2 (2,779.72 sq mi)
 • Water 1,037.09 km2 (400.42 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2014)[2]
 • Total 10,555
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Jämtland
Municipal code 2321
Website www.are.se

Åre Municipality (Swedish: Åre kommun) is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Järpen.

The present municipality was formed in 1974 through the amalgamation of "old" Åre Municipality with the surrounding municipalities Hallen, Kall, Mörsil and Undersåker. The largest village, Järpen, situated in Undersåker, was chosen as the seat of the new entity.


There are six localities (or urban areas) in Åre Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Järpen 1,439
2 Åre 1,260
3 Mörsil 674
4 Duved 637
5 Undersåker 384
6 Hallen 223

The municipal seat in bold


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (MICROSOFT EXCEL) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved March 2015. 
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Åre.

Coordinates: 63°21′N 13°28′E / 63.350°N 13.467°E / 63.350; 13.467