Koskullskulle

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Koskullskulle
Koskullskulle is located in Sweden
Koskullskulle
Koskullskulle
Coordinates: 67°12′N 20°50′E / 67.200°N 20.833°E / 67.200; 20.833Coordinates: 67°12′N 20°50′E / 67.200°N 20.833°E / 67.200; 20.833
Country Sweden
Province Lapland
County Norrbotten County
Municipality Gällivare Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.78 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 874
 • Density 314/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Koskullskulle is a locality situated in Gällivare Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 874 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It was founded in 1898 when iron ore was discovered. The village got its name from Georg Adolf Koskull who was governor of Norrbotten County 1816-1821.

The iron ore mine situated north of the village is called the Vitåfors mine.

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.