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Burträsk in 1949
Burträsk in 1949
Burträsk is located in Västerbotten
Burträsk is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 64°31′N 20°39′E / 64.517°N 20.650°E / 64.517; 20.650Coordinates: 64°31′N 20°39′E / 64.517°N 20.650°E / 64.517; 20.650
Country Sweden
Province Västerbotten
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Skellefteå Municipality
 • Total 1.84 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,575
 • Density 854/km2 (2,210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Burträsk is a locality situated in Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 1,575 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is notable as the only place where Västerbotten cheese is made.[2]

Burträsk Court District, or Burträsks tingslag, was a district of Västerbotten in Sweden. The provinces in Norrland were never divided into hundreds and instead the court district (tingslag) served as the basic division of rural areas.


  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. 
  2. ^ "The Swedish cheese that can't be moved". BBC Travel. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2015.