Skärblacka

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Skärblacka
Skärblacka is located in Sweden
Skärblacka
Skärblacka
Coordinates: 58°34′N 15°54′E / 58.567°N 15.900°E / 58.567; 15.900Coordinates: 58°34′N 15°54′E / 58.567°N 15.900°E / 58.567; 15.900
Country Sweden
Province Östergötland
County Östergötland County
Municipality Norrköping Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,059
 • Density 1,043/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Skärblacka is a locality situated in Norrköping Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 4,059 inhabitants in 2010.[1] In everyday use, the town is known as simply Blacka.

Until 1971, the town was the administrative centre of Skärblacka municipality, and had a relatively well built-up centre, with an ice rink, swimming pool and secondary school.

Communication[edit]

Skärblacka has a train and bus station on the KimstadFinspång line, Norrköping, Finspång and Linköping.

Industry[edit]

The main employers are the paper factory, part of Billerud. They mostly produce paper for bags, sacks and wallpaper. The factory was opened in 1872, but today's industry was built up in the 1960s. Many of the town's inhabitants commute to Norrköping and Finspång.

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Skärblacka:

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.