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Lessebo Church
Lessebo is located in Kronoberg
Lessebo is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 56°45′N 15°16′E / 56.750°N 15.267°E / 56.750; 15.267Coordinates: 56°45′N 15°16′E / 56.750°N 15.267°E / 56.750; 15.267
Country Sweden
Province Småland
County Kronoberg County
Municipality Lessebo Municipality
 • Total 3.40 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,737
 • Density 805/km2 (2,080/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Lessebo is a locality and the seat of Lessebo Municipality, Kronoberg County, Sweden with 2,737 inhabitants in 2010.[1] The Lessebo community formed gradually around the paper and iron works that was founded in 1660. Today Vida Paper AB runs the pulp and paper mill as well as The Lessebo Hand Paper Mill which is one of very few commercially run European hand paper mills still existing.

Lessebo is situated in what is called the Kingdom of Crystal, which is the centre of Swedish mouth blown glass production.


  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.