Ludvika

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Ludvika
Ludvika Town Hall
Ludvika Town Hall
Official logo of Ludvika
Coat of arms
Ludvika is located in Sweden
Ludvika
Ludvika
Coordinates: 60°08′N 15°11′E / 60.133°N 15.183°E / 60.133; 15.183Coordinates: 60°08′N 15°11′E / 60.133°N 15.183°E / 60.133; 15.183
Country Sweden
Province Dalarna
County Dalarna County
Municipality Ludvika Municipality and
Smedjebacken Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 14,498
 • Density 1,318/km2 (3,410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ludvika is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County within the country of Sweden, with 14,498 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Overview[edit]

The conurbation of Ludvika extends over the border of Smedjebacken Municipality, where about 400 inhabitants live.

Ludvika is situated by Lake Väsman in the south-east part of the municipality.

Population of Ludvika as of 2005 distributed by municipalities:

Municipality Population
in Ludvika
Other
urban
areas
Other Total  % of
municipality
population
Ludvika 13.726 9,234 3,232 26,450 52.87
Smedjebacken 392 7,595 3,577 11,598 3.67
Total 14,018 16,829 6,809 38,048 37.87

Economy[edit]

A major employer in Ludvika is the power engineering conglomerate ABB, whose activities in the town include power transformers, capacitors and equipment for high-voltage direct current power transmission.

Distances to other cities[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Ludvika:

Schools[edit]

References[edit]

  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.