Timrå Municipality

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Timrå Municipality
Timrå kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Timrå Municipality
Coat of arms
Timra Municipality in Västernorrland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västernorrland County
Seat Timrå
Area[1]
 • Total 1,234.17 km2 (476.52 sq mi)
 • Land 783.3 km2 (302.4 sq mi)
 • Water 450.87 km2 (174.08 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 18,062
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Medelpad
Municipal code 2262

Timrå Municipality (Timrå kommun) is a municipality in northern Sweden. The town of Timrå is the municipal seat.

The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town (köping) in 1947. The present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå was amalgamated with Hässjö.

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Timrå is located in a terrain of forest and hills. Traditionally the industry has been dominated by forestry. The timber was transported through the rivers and streams to their destination, most often to sawmills. In tribute to this, the city arms depicts trees and water.

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Coordinates: 62°30′N 17°20′E / 62.500°N 17.333°E / 62.500; 17.333