Katrineholm Municipality

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Katrineholm Municipality
Katrineholms kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Katrineholm Municipality
Coat of arms
Katrineholm Municipality in Södermanland County.png
Country Sweden
County Södermanland County
Seat Katrineholm
Area[1]
 • Total 1,189.54 km2 (459.28 sq mi)
 • Land 1,020.19 km2 (393.90 sq mi)
 • Water 169.35 km2 (65.39 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 32,930
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Södermanland
Municipal code 0483
Website www.katrineholm.se

Katrineholm Municipality (Katrineholms kommun) is a municipality in Södermanland County in southeast Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Katrineholm.

The present municipality was created in 1971, when the City of Katrineholm (instituted in 1917) was amalgamated with surrounding rural municipalities.

The thirty-first Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson, while originally from the neighboring municipality of Vingåker, was once the municipal chairman (mayor) of Katrineholm.

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Coordinates: 59°00′N 16°12′E / 59.000°N 16.200°E / 59.000; 16.200