Kappelshamn

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Kappelshamn
Kappelshamn is located in Gotland
Kappelshamn
Kappelshamn
Coordinates: 57°51′N 18°47′E / 57.850°N 18.783°E / 57.850; 18.783Coordinates: 57°51′N 18°47′E / 57.850°N 18.783°E / 57.850; 18.783
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 115
 • Density 159/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.kappelshamn.se

Kappelshamn is a smaller locality situated in Gotland Municipality, Gotland County, Sweden. It had 115 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The locality, located northeast of Visby and north of Slite, is mainly known for its race track, Gotland Ring. In addition there are facilities catering for tourists, such as sheltered beaches and a campsite.

Storugns, located across the gulf from Kappelshamn, is the largest deposit of limestone in the Nordic countries. Developed since the early 1980s by Nordkalk, the limestone mined from Gotland is mainly shipped from the port of Storugns to the steel mills in Sweden and Finland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Småorter 2010 (Smaller localities 2010)" (PDF). Statistics Sweden (in Swedish). 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ History - Growth since 1898 . Nordkalk. Retrieved on 2011-04-12.

External links[edit]

Kappelshamn's homepage