Karlsborg Municipality

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Karlsborg Municipality
Karlsborgs kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Karlsborg Municipality
Coat of arms
Karlsborg Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Karlsborg
Area[1]
 • Total 797.35 km2 (307.86 sq mi)
 • Land 405.87 km2 (156.71 sq mi)
 • Water 391.48 km2 (151.15 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 6,757
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1446
Website www.karlsborg.se

Karlsborg Municipality (Karlsborgs kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Karlsborg.

The present municipality was formed in 1971 when "old" Karlsborg was amalgamated with Mölltorp and Undenäs.

The area has been dominated by Karlsborg Fortress and military activity throughout the last centuries.

Tiveden National Park is partly situated within the municipality. The Flugebyn airfield, home of the Västergötland Skydiving Club (Västergötlands Fallskärmsklubb) also lies in the municipality.

Sauna on Lake Vättern, picture taken in Karlsborg


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Coordinates: 58°32′N 14°31′E / 58.533°N 14.517°E / 58.533; 14.517