Mönsterås

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Mönsterås
Mönsterås
Mönsterås
Mönsterås is located in Sweden
Mönsterås
Mönsterås
Coordinates: 57°02′N 16°27′E / 57.033°N 16.450°E / 57.033; 16.450Coordinates: 57°02′N 16°27′E / 57.033°N 16.450°E / 57.033; 16.450
Country Sweden
Province Småland
County Kalmar County
Municipality Mönsterås Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,731
 • Density 1,154/km2 (2,990/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Mönsterås is a locality and the seat of Mönsterås Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden with 6,352 inhabitants in 2012.[1]

Mönsterås is associated with the Swedish poet Carl Boberg, particularly his 1885 writing of the lyrics for the eminent hymn "O Store Gud" (or "How Great Thou Art" by its common English title).

Postcard from around 1905 depicting the centre of Mönsterås

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.