Sunne, Sweden

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Sunne
Sunne is located in Sweden
Sunne
Sunne
Coordinates: 59°50′N 13°08′E / 59.833°N 13.133°E / 59.833; 13.133Coordinates: 59°50′N 13°08′E / 59.833°N 13.133°E / 59.833; 13.133
Country Sweden
Province Värmland
County Värmland County
Municipality Sunne Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,931
 • Density 1,078/km2 (2,790/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sunne is a locality and the seat of Sunne Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden with 4,931 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

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.

Notable people[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.