Krokom Municipality

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Krokom Municipality

Krokoms kommun
Coat of arms of Krokom Municipality
Coat of arms
Krokom Municipality in Jämtland County.png
CountrySweden
CountyJämtland County
SeatKrokom
Area
 • Total6,812.75 km2 (2,630.42 sq mi)
 • Land6,155.18 km2 (2,376.53 sq mi)
 • Water657.57 km2 (253.89 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
(31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total14,858
 • Density2.2/km2 (5.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceJämtland
Municipal code2309
Websitewww.krokom.se
View from Hällberget in Offerdal.

Krokom Municipality (Swedish: Krokoms kommun) is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Krokom.

The present municipality was formed in 1974, when the former municipalities of Alsen, Föllinge, Offerdal and Rödön were amalgamated. The number of original local government entities in the area is nine, and amalgamations had also taken place in 1952 and 1969.

Localities[edit]

There are eleven localities (or urban areas) in Krokom Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Krokom 2,087
2 Ås 1,097
3 Nälden 881
4 Föllinge 509
5 Dvärsätt 437
5 Östersund (part of) 437
7 Änge 387
8 Aspås 352
9 Trångsviken 269
10 Vaplan 259
11 Ytterån 203

The municipal seat is shown in bold

Villages[edit]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Krokom Municipality:

References[edit]

  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 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 63°19′N 14°30′E / 63.317°N 14.500°E / 63.317; 14.500