|• Total||5.18 km2 (2.00 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||1,201/km2 (3,110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The municipality has more than 850 small and medium-sized companies across a broad spectrum of industries. A number of them are active in dental technology and in the care and rehabilitation of youths.
Forshaga municipality is the largest employer with about 950 employees. The largest private company in Forshaga is Stora Enso which has about 100 employees. Stora Enso is active in the paper industry and a member of the regional company cluster Paper Province.
- Stefan Holm, high jump Olympic champion in 2004.
- Sten Tolgfors, Swedish Minister for Defence in the Reinfeldt Cabinet (2007–2012)
- Nisse Nilsson, Swedish ice hockey player.
- Vomitory, Swedish brutal death metal band.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Forshaga.|
- "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
- "Trade and industry - Forshaga". www.forshaga.se. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
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