Falun Municipality

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Falun Municipality

Falu kommun
Falun Town Hall
Falun Town Hall
Coat of arms of Falun Municipality
Coat of arms
Falun Municipality in Dalarna County.png
CountrySweden
CountyDalarna County
SeatFalun
Area
 • Total2,275.17 km2 (878.45 sq mi)
 • Land2,040.13 km2 (787.70 sq mi)
 • Water235.04 km2 (90.75 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total58,923
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceDalarna
Municipal code2080
Websitewww.falun.se
Density is calculated using land area only.

Falun Municipality (Falu kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Falun. Falun is the second biggest city and provincial capital of Dalarna County. Falun was originally famous for its copper mine.

The present municipality was formed at the time of the local government reform of 1971, when the City of Falun and six surrounding rural municipalities were amalgamated.

Localities[edit]

Local politics[edit]

The Falu Party is a party with local interests.

Sister cities[edit]

The following places have sister cities agreements with Falun:

Falun also has two cooperation towns without formal sistering treaty:

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 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.

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Coordinates: 60°36′N 15°38′E / 60.600°N 15.633°E / 60.600; 15.633