Eksjö Municipality

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Eksjö Municipality
Eksjö kommun
Coat of arms of Eksjö Municipality
Coat of arms
Eksjö Municipality in Jönköping County.png
Country Sweden
County Jönköping County
Seat Eksjö
 • Total 873.29 km2 (337.18 sq mi)
 • Land 799.48 km2 (308.68 sq mi)
 • Water 73.81 km2 (28.50 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 17,129
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Småland
Municipal code 0686
Website www.eksjo.se

Eksjö Municipality (Eksjö kommun) is a municipality in Jönköping County, southern Sweden, where the town Eksjö is seat.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the former City of Eksjö was amalgamated with three neighboring municipalities.


There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Eksjö Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Eksjö 9,676
2 Mariannelund 1,554
3 Ingatorp 501
4 Hult 473
5 Hjältevad 345
6 Bruzaholm 274


Albert Engström (1869-1940) was an author, poet and drawer and subsequently member of the Swedish Academy, who grew up in a small village outside of the city Eksjö.

Sister cities[edit]

(See sister city.)


  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 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017. 

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Coordinates: 57°40′N 14°58′E / 57.667°N 14.967°E / 57.667; 14.967