Alvesta

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Not to be confused with Avesta in Dalarna County, Sweden.
Alvesta
Alvesta railway station
Alvesta railway station
Coat of arms of Alvesta
Coat of arms
Alvesta is located in Sweden
Alvesta
Alvesta
Coordinates: 56°54′N 14°33′E / 56.900°N 14.550°E / 56.900; 14.550Coordinates: 56°54′N 14°33′E / 56.900°N 14.550°E / 56.900; 14.550
Country Sweden
Province Småland
County Kronoberg County
Municipality Alvesta Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 6.10 km2 (2.36 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 8,017
 • Density 1,535/km2 (3,980/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alvesta is a locality and the seat of Alvesta Municipality in Kronoberg County, Sweden, with 15900 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Alvesta is an important railway junction, joining the StockholmMalmöCopenhagen railway with the GothenburgKalmar/Karlskrona railway.

References[edit]

  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.