|• Total||481.63 km2 (185.96 sq mi)|
|• Land||463.16 km2 (178.83 sq mi)|
|• Water||18.47 km2 (7.13 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (December 31, 2013)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
Lekeberg was first formed as a municipality in connection with the local government reform of 1952 by the amalgamation of five smaller units. In 1967 two more parishes were added. The next reform of 1971 placed the area within Örebro Municipality. It was re-established in 1995 within its 1967 borders.
Mostly woods and farm lands, with Garphyttan National Park, established in 1909, located within the municipality.
Over 200 inhabitants:
The monastery ruin of Riseberga was the home of nuns of the Cistercian order in the medieval age. It burnt down in 1546, and remaining stones were used in the building of a local church some hundreds years later.
Lekeberg's twin town with the year of its establishing:
- Lekeberg Municipality - Official site