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The road entering Särna
The road entering Särna
Särna is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 61°41′N 13°08′E / 61.683°N 13.133°E / 61.683; 13.133Coordinates: 61°41′N 13°08′E / 61.683°N 13.133°E / 61.683; 13.133
Country Sweden
Province Dalarna
County Dalarna County
Municipality Älvdalen Municipality
 • Total 3.64 km2 (1.41 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 719
 • Density 197/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Särna is a locality situated in Älvdalen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 719 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The two parishes Särna and Idre were originally part of Norway but were occupied by Swedish farmers in 1644. The 1645 Treaty of Brömsebro was ambiguous regarding the status of the parishes, but when the exact path of the border was to be decided in 1751 Norway accepted a border west of Idre and Särna.

In 1971 the three municipalities Särna, Idre (which itself had been split off from Särna in 1916) and Älvdalen were amalgamated to form the present municipality.

Särna church


  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.