Västermyckeläng

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Västermyckeläng
Västermyckeläng is located in Sweden
Västermyckeläng
Västermyckeläng
Coordinates: 61°12′37″N 14°02′05″E / 61.21028°N 14.03472°E / 61.21028; 14.03472Coordinates: 61°12′37″N 14°02′05″E / 61.21028°N 14.03472°E / 61.21028; 14.03472
Country Sweden
Province Dalarna
County Dalarna County
Municipality Älvdalen Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 279
 • Density 329/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Västermyckeläng is a locality situated in Älvdalen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 279 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The name comes from that the village and its meadows (äng) is located on the west (väster) side of Myckeln. Myckeln was the local name of Österdal River, it is now the lake that is the reservoir for the dam in Väsa. Locally the village is called Västäng.

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.