Alva (Gotland)

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Alva
Alva church
Alva church
Alva is located in Gotland
Alva
Alva
Coordinates: 57°12′22″N 18°22′13″E / 57.20611°N 18.37028°E / 57.20611; 18.37028Coordinates: 57°12′22″N 18°22′13″E / 57.20611°N 18.37028°E / 57.20611; 18.37028
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 23,3 km2 (90 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 247
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alva is a small settlement situated in Gotland Municipality, Gotland County, Sweden.

Alva Church is in Alva.

One of the asteroids in the Asteroid belt, 2353 Alva, is named after this place.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlquist, Gunnar, ed. (1947–1955). Svensk Uppslagsbok (in Swedish) (2nd ed.). Malmö: Förlagshuset Norden. p. 67. 
  2. ^ "Gotland i siffror 2013, pdf". www.gotland.se. Region Gotland. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-25.