Kristinehamn Municipality

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Kristinehamn Municipality
Kristinehamns kommun
Coat of arms of Kristinehamn Municipality
Coat of arms
Kristinehamn Municipality in Värmland County.png
Country Sweden
County Värmland County
Seat Kristinehamn
 • Total 1,384.44 km2 (534.54 sq mi)
 • Land 753.12 km2 (290.78 sq mi)
 • Water 631.32 km2 (243.75 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 24,671
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1781

Kristinehamn Municipality (Kristinehamns kommun) is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Kristinehamn.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the former City of Kristinehamn was merged with parts of the two dissolved rural municipalities Visnum and Väse.


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Coordinates: 59°18′N 14°07′E / 59.300°N 14.117°E / 59.300; 14.117