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Ljusdal is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 61°50′N 16°05′E / 61.833°N 16.083°E / 61.833; 16.083Coordinates: 61°50′N 16°05′E / 61.833°N 16.083°E / 61.833; 16.083
Country Sweden
Province Hälsingland
County Gävleborg County
Municipality Ljusdal Municipality
 • Total 5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 6,230
 • Density 1,178/km2 (3,050/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ljusdal ([ˈjʉ́sdɑ̀ːl]) is a locality and the seat of Ljusdal Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 6,230 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Ljusdal is located beside the river Ljusnan which goes from Bruksvallarna to the Gulf of Bothnia. Ljusdal is famous for having hosted the annual Bandy World Cup in the sport of bandy from 1974 to 2008.

Three Hälsingland Farmhouses situated in Ljusdal Municipality were inscribed in 2012 on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.


The following sports clubs are located in Ljusdal:

  • Ljusdals IF
  • Ljusdals ridklubb
  • Ljusdals judoklubb
  • Ljusdals karateklubb

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  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.