Örebro Municipality

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Örebro Municipality
Örebro kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Örebro Municipality
Coat of arms
Örebro Municipality in Örebro County.png
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Örebro
Area[1]
 • Total 1,620.6 km2 (625.7 sq mi)
 • Land 1,373.15 km2 (530.18 sq mi)
 • Water 247.45 km2 (95.54 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 140,599
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Närke and Västmanland
Municipal code 1880
Website www.orebro.se

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

The municipality was created from the City of Örebro and surrounding rural municipalities in 1971 and with some areas added in 1974 it had an area of 1,840 km². In 1995 the municipality was split in two when Lekeberg Municipality was recreated in its boundaries from 1967.

Localities[edit]

Towns and localities with more than 800 inhabitants:

Twin towns[edit]

Örebro's seven twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1946) Kolding Municipality, Denmark Denmark
  2. (1946) Drammen, Norway Norway
  3. (1947) Lappeenranta (Villmanstrand), Finland Finland
  4. (1979) Stykkishólmur, Iceland Iceland
  5. (2001) Łódź, Poland Poland
  6. (2002) Yantai, China China
  7. (2003) Terrassa, Spain Spain

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Coordinates: 59°16′N 15°13′E / 59.267°N 15.217°E / 59.267; 15.217