Hemavan

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Hemavan
The Hemavan Valley, viewed from the ski resort, just after noon a few days before the winter solstice
The Hemavan Valley, viewed from the ski resort, just after noon a few days before the winter solstice
Hemavan is located in Sweden
Hemavan
Hemavan
Coordinates: 65°50′N 15°05′E / 65.833°N 15.083°E / 65.833; 15.083Coordinates: 65°50′N 15°05′E / 65.833°N 15.083°E / 65.833; 15.083
Country Sweden
Province Lapland
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Storuman Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 222
 • Density 245/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hemavan (or Bierke) is a locality situated in Storuman Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 222 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is located on European route E12 between Storuman and Mo i Rana. Hemavan is most famous for being a family-friendly ski resort. During the winter months Hemavan caters to many tourists, mainly from Sweden and the neighbouring countries of Norway and Finland.

Hemavan also has the Hemavan Airport, with one flight per day 6 days of the week to and from Stockholm-Arlanda.

Hemavan is the starting point of the Kungsleden trail.

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. 

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