Lerum Municipality

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Lerums kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Lerums kommun
Coat of arms
Lerum Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Lerum
Area[1]
 • Total 308.38 km2 (119.07 sq mi)
 • Land 258.61 km2 (99.85 sq mi)
 • Water 49.77 km2 (19.22 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 39,319
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1441
Website www.lerum.se
Density is calculated using land area only.

Lerum Municipality (Lerums kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden, situated just east of Gothenburg. Its seat is located in the town of Lerum.

In 1969 the municipality got its present size when "old" Lerum was amalgamated with Skallsjö and Stora Lundby.

In 2007, Lerum Municipality launched a new logotype to used instead of its official municipal coat of arms which features the head of an ox and three oak leaves.[3] Municipal officials and PR staff felt the coat "outdated". Although no longer used, the coat of arms still has official status. The new logotype features a multi-coloured weaving pattern.

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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. ^ Lerum Municipality: Lerums logotyp, accessed on February 16, 2009 (Swedish)

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Coordinates: 57°46′N 12°18′E / 57.767°N 12.300°E / 57.767; 12.300