Krokom Municipality

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Krokom Municipality
Krokoms kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Krokom Municipality
Coat of arms
Krokom Municipality in Jämtland County.png
Country Sweden
County Jämtland County
Seat Krokom
Area[1]
 • Total 6,812.75 km2 (2,630.42 sq mi)
 • Land 6,155.18 km2 (2,376.53 sq mi)
 • Water 657.57 km2 (253.89 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 14,643
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Jämtland
Municipal code 2309
Website www.krokom.se
View from Hällberget in Offerdal.

Krokom Municipality (Swedish: Krokoms kommun) is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Krokom.

The present municipality was formed in 1974, when the former municipalities of Alsen, Föllinge, Offerdal and Rödön were amalgamated. The number of original local government entities in the area is nine, and amalgamations had also taken place in 1952 and 1969.

Localities[edit]

There are eleven localities (or urban areas) in Krokom Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Krokom 2,087
2 Ås 1,097
3 Nälden 881
4 Föllinge 509
5 Dvärsätt 437
5 Östersund (part of) 437
7 Änge 387
8 Aspås 352
9 Trångsviken 269
10 Vaplan 259
11 Ytterån 203

The municipal seat in bold

Villages[edit]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Krokom Municipality:

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. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 63°19′N 14°30′E / 63.317°N 14.500°E / 63.317; 14.500