Falun Town Hall
|• Total||2,275.17 km2 (878.45 sq mi)|
|• Land||2,040.13 km2 (787.70 sq mi)|
|• Water||235.04 km2 (90.75 sq mi)|
|Area as of 1 January 2014.|
(31 December 2018)
|• Density||26/km2 (67/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||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.
The Falu Party is a party with local interests.
The following places have sister cities agreements with Falun:
Falun also has two cooperation towns without formal sistering treaty:
- "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 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
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