Kil, Värmland

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Kil
Kil is located in Sweden
Kil
Kil
Coordinates: 59°30′N 13°19′E / 59.500°N 13.317°E / 59.500; 13.317Coordinates: 59°30′N 13°19′E / 59.500°N 13.317°E / 59.500; 13.317
Country Sweden
Province Värmland
County Värmland County
Municipality Kil Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 6.75 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,842
 • Density 1,161/km2 (3,010/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Kil (Swedish pronunciation: [ɕiːl]) is a locality and the seat of Kil Municipality in Värmland County, Sweden with 7,842 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is a railway junction which unites railways from five directions, all but one having passenger services. Swedish world elite high jumper Stefan Holm competes for the Kil AIK athletics club.

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.