Mjölby

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Mjölby
Mjölby is located in Sweden
Mjölby
Mjölby
Coordinates: 58°20′N 15°07′E / 58.333°N 15.117°E / 58.333; 15.117Coordinates: 58°20′N 15°07′E / 58.333°N 15.117°E / 58.333; 15.117
Country Sweden
Province Östergötland
County Östergötland County
Municipality Mjölby Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 12,245
 • Density 1,448/km2 (3,750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Mjölby is a city and the seat of Mjölby Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 12,245 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Mjölby is located by the rivulet Svartån. The name "Mjölby" is derived from "Mölloby", which comes from mylna or mölna—meaning "mill". Due to the rapids of Svartån and the fertile soils of the surrounding plains, Mjölby is a natural place for a mill.

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Mjölby:

Twinnings[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. 
  2. ^ "Hankasalmen elinkeino- ja työllisyyspoliittinen ohjelma" (in Finnish). Hankasalmi Municipality. Retrieved 7 May 2012.