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For the company, see Boliden AB.
Boliden is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 64°52′N 20°23′E / 64.867°N 20.383°E / 64.867; 20.383Coordinates: 64°52′N 20°23′E / 64.867°N 20.383°E / 64.867; 20.383
Country Sweden
Province Västerbotten
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Skellefteå Municipality
 • Total 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,566
 • Density 805/km2 (2,080/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Boliden is a locality situated in Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 1,566 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It lies 28,5 kilometers from Skellefteå City.

This is where Boliden AB was founded in early 20th century after the findings in the mine that was, naturally, called the Boliden mine.


  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. 

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