|• Total||3,654.83 km2 (1,411.14 sq mi)|
|• Land||678.65 km2 (262.03 sq mi)|
|• Water||2,976.18 km2 (1,149.11 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (December 31, 2013)|
|• Density||2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
Borgholm Municipality (Borgholms kommun) is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden, constituting the northern half of the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea. The municipal seat is located in the city of Borgholm.
The local government reform in the 1970s saw the creation of two municipalities on the island of Öland. Borgholm Municipality is the northern of the two and consists of sixteen original (pre-1952) entities. The southern half of the island is made up of Mörbylånga Municipality.
There are 5 urban areas (also called Tätort or localities) in Borgholm Municipality.
In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.
Result of the 2010 election
Moderate Party 31,73%
Centre party 16,84%
Liberal People's Party 4,96%
Christian Democrats 7,32%
Left Party 3,56%
Green Party 6,17%
Sweden Democrats 5,18%
Other Parties 0,97%
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 31 December 2013" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 2014.
- Borgholm Municipality - Official site