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Not to be confused with Avesta in Dalarna County, Sweden.
Alvesta railway station
Alvesta railway station
Coat of arms of Alvesta
Coat of arms
Alvesta is located in Sweden
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
 • 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.


  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.