Karlskrona Municipality

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Karlskrona Municipality

Karlskrona kommun
Karlskrona Town Hall
Karlskrona Town Hall
Coat of arms of Karlskrona Municipality
Coat of arms
Karlskrona Municipality in Blekinge County.png
CountrySweden
CountyBlekinge County
SeatKarlskrona
Area
 • Total3,338.05 km2 (1,288.83 sq mi)
 • Land1,042.21 km2 (402.40 sq mi)
 • Water2,295.84 km2 (886.43 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total66,675
 • Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceBlekinge
Municipal code1080
Websitewww.karlskrona.se

Karlskrona Municipality (Karlskrona kommun) is a municipality in Blekinge County in South Sweden in southern Sweden. It borders to Emmaboda Municipality, Torsås Municipality and Ronneby Municipality. The city of Karlskrona is the seat of the municipality.

Like most Swedish municipalities it was created during the municipal reform in the early seventies, combining several earlier local government units of urban and rural type, among them the City of Karlskrona.

Localities[edit]

There are 18 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Karlskrona Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Karlskrona 32,606
2 Rödeby 3,356
3 Nättraby 3,053
4 Jämjö 2,596
5 Hasslö 1,643
6 Sturkö 1,293
7 Fridlevstad 697
8 Tving 477
9 Torhamn 473
10 Spjutsbygd 422
11 Fågelmara 398
12 Skavkulla och Skillingenäs 380
13 Holmsjö 347
14 Drottningskär 328
15 Gängletorp 276
16 Kättilsmåla 238
17 Nävragöl 229
18 Brömsebro 213

Parishes[edit]

Parishes ordered by city and hundreds:

  1. Karlskrona
  2. Eastern Hundred
  3. Medelstad Hundred

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

The municipality is twinned with[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. 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.
  3. ^ http://www.karlskrona.se/sv/VisitKarlskrona/Info/Karlskronas-vanorter/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 56°11′N 15°39′E / 56.183°N 15.650°E / 56.183; 15.650