Sunne Sound and Sunne Church in March 2010
|• Total||4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||1,078/km2 (2,790/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The town straddles the sound connecting Övre Fryken (Northern lake) with Mellan-Fryken (Middle lake). Printing and packaging are significant industries in Sunne, with plants for companies such as Tetra Pak and Miller Graphics, the local college provides a specialist course in printing technology.
In the Summer there is a large music festival.
The painter Tage Åsén who made the cover paintings for two of his books about Sunne and who currently is working with his project about Sunne called Brobytornet (the Broby Tower). Broby is the name Selma Lagerlöf gave Sunne in her books. Each year The Foundation Selma Lagerlöf Literary Prize awards a prominent Swedish writer.
- Sven-Göran Eriksson, the former English football team's coach, was born in Sunne and has a house on the outskirts of the town.
- Ursula and Sabina Eriksson - unrelated to Sven-Göran Eriksson - were born and raised in Sunne.
- Sunne was also the home of the Nobel Prize in Literature winner Selma Lagerlöf after whom the town's two hotels are named.
- Stefan Steen (born 1993) is a Swedish ice hockey goaltender.
- Also the prominent Swedish author Göran Tunström was born and raised in Sunne.
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- "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.
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