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Olofström Church
Coat of arms of Olofström
Coat of arms
Olofström is located in Blekinge
Olofström is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 56°16′N 14°32′E / 56.267°N 14.533°E / 56.267; 14.533Coordinates: 56°16′N 14°32′E / 56.267°N 14.533°E / 56.267; 14.533
Country Sweden
Province Blekinge
County Blekinge County
Municipality Olofström Municipality
 • Total 7.04 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,327
 • Density 1,040/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Farm building in Olofström, now a museum. Drawn by Ferdinand Boberg in 1924.

Olofström, earlier Holje by, is a locality and the seat of Olofström Municipality in Blekinge County, Sweden with 7,327 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The increased use of cars in the 1950s and 1960s was the great boost for the municipality. Today the car industry, dominated by Volvo Cars, is the largest employer in Olofström.


The gymnasium accommodates one of the few orienteering schools in Sweden, as well as the only archery school in Sweden.


Olofström is home to well-maintained football club Olofströms IF. [2]

Natives from Olofström[edit]

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  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. 
  2. ^ http://www.olofstromsif.se/

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