Robertsfors Municipality

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Robertsfors Municipality
Robertsfors kommun
Coat of arms of Robertsfors Municipality
Coat of arms
Robertsfors Municipality in Västerbotten County.png
Country Sweden
County Västerbotten County
Seat Robertsfors
 • Total 2,369.65 km2 (914.93 sq mi)
 • Land 1,292.21 km2 (498.93 sq mi)
 • Water 1,077.44 km2 (416.00 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
 • Total 6,810
 • Density 2.9/km2 (7.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västerbotten
Municipal code 2409
The world's largest cheese slicer in Ånäset.

Robertsfors Municipality (Swedish: Robertsfors kommun) is a municipality in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Robertsfors.


In 1759 the small village Edfastmark became Robertsfors Bruk. It was the Irishman John Jennings and his brother-in-law, the Scotsman Robert Finlay, who founded the new ironworks which also got its name, Robertsfors, from Robert Finlay.[3]


There are three localities (or urban areas) in Robertsfors Municipality:[4]

# Locality Population
1 Robertsfors 2,010
2 Ånäset 622
3 Bygdeå 506

The municipal seat in bold

Notable natives[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 30 juni 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ Official site (Swedish)
  4. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 64°12′N 20°51′E / 64.200°N 20.850°E / 64.200; 20.850