Härnösand Municipality

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Härnösand Municipality
Härnösands kommun
Coat of arms of Härnösand Municipality
Coat of arms
Härnösand Municipality in Västernorrland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västernorrland County
Seat Härnösand
 • Total 1,938.58 km2 (748.49 sq mi)
 • Land 1,058.36 km2 (408.64 sq mi)
 • Water 880.22 km2 (339.85 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 25,269
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Ångermanland
Municipal code 2280

Härnösand Municipality (Härnösands kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Härnösand (pop. 18,000).

The present municipality was formed in 1969 through the amalgamation of the City of Härnösand with Säbrå (itself created in 1952 when five former entities were merged) and Högsjö.

Its coat of arms depict a beaver with a pike in its mouth.



  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: 62°38′N 17°56′E / 62.633°N 17.933°E / 62.633; 17.933