Vimmerby Municipality

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Vimmerby Municipality
Vimmerby kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Vimmerby Municipality
Coat of arms
Vimmerby Municipality in Kalmar County.png
Country Sweden
County Kalmar County
Seat Vimmerby
Area[1]
 • Total 1,219.8 km2 (471.0 sq mi)
 • Land 1,140.23 km2 (440.25 sq mi)
 • Water 79.57 km2 (30.72 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 15,287
 • Density 13/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Småland
Municipal code 0884
Website www.vimmerby.se

Vimmerby Municipality (Vimmerby kommun) is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Vimmerby.

Stångån is a small river running through the municipality.

The municipality was created by the local government reform of 1971, when the City of Vimmerby was amalgamated with the surrounding rural municipalities to form an entity of unitary type.

Localities[edit]

There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Vimmerby Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Vimmerby 7,827
2 Södra Vi 1,197
3 Storebro 977
4 Gullringen 560
5 Frödinge 364
6 Tuna 249

Government and politics[edit]

Distribution of the 49 seats in the municipal council after the 2010 election:

Results of the Swedish general election, 2010 in Vimmerby:

Sister cities[edit]

Sister cities are cities or towns related to one another in size and history.

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 57°40′N 15°51′E / 57.667°N 15.850°E / 57.667; 15.850