|• 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 (December 31, 2016)|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
|Province||Värmland and Närke|
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.
Degerfors two twin towns with the year of its establishing:
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
- Degerfors Municipality - Official site