Lindesberg Municipality

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Lindesberg Municipality
Lindesbergs kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Lindesberg Municipality
Coat of arms
Lindesberg Municipality in Örebro County.png
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Lindesberg
Area[1]
 • Total 1,480.5 km2 (571.6 sq mi)
 • Land 1,377.59 km2 (531.89 sq mi)
 • Water 102.91 km2 (39.73 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 23,176
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västmanland
Municipal code 1885
Website www.lindesberg.se

Lindesberg Municipality (Lindesbergs kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Lindesberg.

The present municipality was created 1971 when the former City of Lindesberg and the former market town of Frövi were joined together.

Localities[edit]

By size, as of 2000:

Twin towns[edit]

Lindesberg's five twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1940) Kuusankoski, Finland Finland
  2. (?) Oppdal, Norway Norway
  3. (?) Jammerbugt Municipality, Denmark Denmark
  4. (1990) Frunzensky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia Russia
  5. (1995) Haßberge, Germany Germany

Industry[edit]

The largest employer is the municipality. After that follow the large hospital, serving the northern parts of Örebro County. Larger companies include Por Pac (Fagerdala Foams), Arvin Meritor and Liab.

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Coordinates: 59°35′N 15°15′E / 59.583°N 15.250°E / 59.583; 15.250