Askersund Municipality

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Askersund Municipality
Askersunds kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Askersund Municipality
Coat of arms
Askersund Municipality in Örebro County.png
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Askersund
Area[1]
 • Total 1,019.74 km2 (393.72 sq mi)
 • Land 815.99 km2 (315.06 sq mi)
 • Water 203.75 km2 (78.67 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 11,096
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Närke
Municipal code 1882
Website www.askersund.se
A hamburger bar in Hammar, a village in the northern part of Askersund Municipality.

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

The present municipality was created in 1971, when the former City of Askersund was merged with the rural municipalities Hammar and Lerbäck.

Localities[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Askersund's two twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1945) Eura, Finland Finland
  2. (1990) Jordanów, Poland Poland

Politics[edit]

Result of the 2010 election

Moderate Party 25,55%

Centre Party 8,06%

Liberal People's Party 4,93%

Christian Democrats 6,00%

Swedish Social Democratic Party 39,36%

Left Party 4,61%

Green Party 4,94%

Sweden Democrats 5,81%

Other Parties 0,73%

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Coordinates: 58°53′N 14°54′E / 58.883°N 14.900°E / 58.883; 14.900