Karlskrona Municipality

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Karlskrona Municipality
Karlskrona kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Karlskrona Municipality
Coat of arms
Karlskrona Municipality in Blekinge County.png
Country Sweden
County Blekinge County
Seat Karlskrona
Area[1]
 • Total 3,338.05 km2 (1,288.83 sq mi)
 • Land 1,042.21 km2 (402.40 sq mi)
 • Water 2,295.84 km2 (886.43 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 63,912
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Blekinge
Municipal code 1080
Website www.karlskrona.se

Karlskrona Municipality (Karlskrona kommun) is a municipality in Blekinge County, southern Sweden. It borders to Emmaboda Municipality, Torsås Municipality and Ronneby Municipality. The city of Karlskrona is the seat of the municipality.

Like most Swedish municipalities it was created during the municipal reform in the early seventies, combining several earlier local government units of urban and rural type, among them the City of Karlskrona.

Localities[edit]

There are 18 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Karlskrona 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.

# Locality Population
1 Karlskrona 32,606
2 Rödeby 3,356
3 Nättraby 3,053
4 Jämjö 2,596
5 Hasslö 1,643
6 Sturkö 1,293
7 Fridlevstad 697
8 Tving 477
9 Torhamn 473
10 Spjutsbygd 422
11 Fågelmara 398
12 Skavkulla och Skillingenäs 380
13 Holmsjö 347
14 Drottningskär 328
15 Gängletorp 276
16 Kättilsmåla 238
17 Nävragöl 229
18 Brömsebro 213

Parishes[edit]

Parishes ordered by city and hundreds:

  1. Karlskrona
  2. Eastern Hundred
  3. Medelstad Hundred

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

The municipality is twinned with[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 31 December 2013" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.karlskrona.se/sv/VisitKarlskrona/Info/Karlskronas-vanorter/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 56°11′N 15°39′E / 56.183°N 15.650°E / 56.183; 15.650