Degerfors Municipality

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Degerfors Municipality
Degerfors kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Degerfors Municipality
Coat of arms
Degerfors Municipality in Örebro County.png
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Degerfors
Area[1]
 • Total 433.68 km2 (167.44 sq mi)
 • Land 383.98 km2 (148.26 sq mi)
 • Water 49.7 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
 • Total 9,564
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland and Närke
Municipal code 1862
Website www.degerfors.se

Degerfors Municipality (Degerfors kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Degerfors.

The northern part of the municipality was before 1925 part of Karlskoga Municipality, from which it was detached to form a new entity. It became a market town (köping) in 1943. In 1967 it was amalgamated with a part of the dissolved Svartå Municipality.

Twin towns[edit]

Degerfors two twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1985) Oedheim, Germany Germany
  2. (1990) Ventspils District, Latvia Latvia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 juni 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 59°14′N 14°26′E / 59.233°N 14.433°E / 59.233; 14.433