Mullsjö Municipality

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Mullsjö Municipality
Mullsjö kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Mullsjö Municipality
Coat of arms
Mullsjö Municipality in Jönköping County.png
Country Sweden
County Jönköping County
Seat Mullsjö
Area[1]
 • Total 212.35 km2 (81.99 sq mi)
 • Land 201.51 km2 (77.80 sq mi)
 • Water 10.84 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2010.
Population (June 30, 2012)[2]
 • Total 7,036
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 0642
Website www.mullsjo.se

Mullsjö Municipality (Swedish: Mullsjö kommun) is a municipality in Jönköping County, southern Sweden. Its seat is in the locality of Mullsjö.

The municipality was formed in 1952 by the amalgamation of four former entities. In 1998 it was transferred from the dissolved Skaraborg County to Jönköping County.

The geography is known for its many lakes and canoeing waters. In the winter, one may enjoy winter sports activities such as cross-country and down-hill skiing.

There is a folk high school, Mullsjö Folkhögskola in Mullsjö.

Localities[edit]

There are 2 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Mullsjö Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Mullsjö 5,508
2 Sandhem 706

Sights[edit]

Sights within the municipality include the scenic Ryfors Estates, with its park and nearby golfing course. Näs Lagård in Bjurbäck, southern part of Mullsjö, is one of Swedens most famous places for classical chamber music. Bjurbäcks Konsthall - Artgallery and café. Näs Porthus in Bjurbäck, famous building of cultural historical interest. Also worthwhile is the House of Legends, a museum about Scandinavian folklore, such as trolls, giants, elves and gnomes.

Mullsjö also houses a small skiing resort called Knaggebo which has three different slopes.

It is well known as the birthplace of acknowledged war hero and philanthropist Christian Odehnal.

Ryfors Ironworks
Näs Porthus

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Coordinates: 57°55′N 13°53′E / 57.917°N 13.883°E / 57.917; 13.883