Fröjel

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Fröjel
Stone labyrinth at Fröjel Church
Stone labyrinth at Fröjel Church
Fröjel is located in Gotland
Fröjel
Fröjel
Coordinates: 57°20′8″N 18°11′23″E / 57.33556°N 18.18972°E / 57.33556; 18.18972Coordinates: 57°20′8″N 18°11′23″E / 57.33556°N 18.18972°E / 57.33556; 18.18972
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 358
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Fröjel, is a settlement on the Swedish island of Gotland.[3] Formerly a socken,[4] on 1 January 2016, it was reconstituted into the administrative area Fröjel District.[5] In 2014, it had a population of 358.[1]

Geography[edit]

Fröjel is situated on the west coast of Gotland.[6] The medieval Fröjel Church is in Fröjel.[7]

One of the asteroids in the main belt, 10127 Fröjel, is named after this place.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gotland i siffror 2015" [Gotland in numbers 2015]. www.gotland.se. Gotland Municipality. Retrieved 25 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Fröjel socken". Svensk uppslagsbok (2 ed.). Malmö: Förlagshuset Norden. 1947–55. LIBRIS 11112. 
  3. ^ "Fröjel". www.gotland.net. Gotland.net. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  4. ^ The exact extent of the socken, now district, can be obtained by clicking on Kartinställningar and check the Socken box in the menu of this map from the Swedish National Heritage Board database.
  5. ^ "Förordning om district" [Regulation of districts] (PDF). Ministry of Finance. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Fröjel". www.ne.se. Nationalencyklopedin. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  7. ^ Lagerlöf, Erland; Svahnström, Gunnar (1973). Gotlands kyrkor [Gotland's Churces] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren. pp. 143–144. ISBN 91-29-41035-5. LIBRIS 7232718. 
  8. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 

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