|• Total||1,914.25 km2 (739.10 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,665.51 km2 (643.06 sq mi)|
|• Water||248.74 km2 (96.04 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (December 31, 2013)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The municipality was created in 1971 by the amalgamation of the City of Växjö with the surrounding municipalities. The number of original local government entities (as of 1863) included in the present municipality is 29.
There are 12 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in the City of Växjö.
In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2006. The municipal seat is in bold characters.
The Greenest City in Europe
City of Växjö has a long-term and strategic environmental and climate work. Växjö has a goal to become Fossil Fuel Free and the result to 2009 compared to 1993 is a reduction of fossil carbon dioxide emissions per inhabitant by 34 percent. City of Växjö has got two international awards in 2007 and international media says Växjö is the Greenest City in Europe. Read more on the webpage http://www.vaxjo.se/english
Twin towns — Sister cities
Largest employers in the municipality:
- Växjö Municipality 7,400
- Kronoberg County Administrative Board 4,000
- Linnaeus University 1,000
- Volvo Construction Equipment 800
- SAAB/Combitech 340
- Atea 300
- Alstom Power 300
- Visma SPCS 300
- Rottne Industri AB 250
- Södra Skogsägarna 230
- Getinge Disinfection 230
- Boss Media 210
- Staples Sweden (TG Skrivab) 210
- Coop Dagligvaruhandel 210
- Skanska 200
- Wexiodisk 185
(as of 2010-12-15: )
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 31 December 2013" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 2014.