IKEA in Älmhult
|• Total||8.78 km2 (3.39 sq mi)|
(31 December 2010)
|• Density||1,020/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
It was in Älmhult that the first IKEA (the Swedish furniture company) store was built. IKEA continues to have a large corporate presence there. A museum of IKEA's history, the IKEA Museum, opened in the town on 30 June 2016. It was constructed to present the history of IKEA.
Älmhult has a local high school called Haganässkolan, and also an International School up to Grade 10. The International school is currently located at Haganässkolan.
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