Timrå Municipality

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Timrå Municipality

Timrå kommun
Tourist information fish at Björkängen, Ljustorp
Tourist information fish at Björkängen, Ljustorp
Coat of arms of Timrå Municipality
Coat of arms
Timrå Municipality in Västernorrland County.png
CountrySweden
CountyVästernorrland County
SeatTimrå
Area
 • Total1,234.17 km2 (476.52 sq mi)
 • Land783.3 km2 (302.4 sq mi)
 • Water450.87 km2 (174.08 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total18,060
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceMedelpad
Municipal code2262

Timrå Municipality (Timrå kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden. The town of Timrå is the municipal seat.

The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town (köping) in 1947. The present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå was amalgamated with Hässjö.

Localities[edit]

Geography[edit]

Timrå is located in a terrain of forest and hills. Traditionally the industry has been dominated by forestry. The timber was transported through the rivers and streams to their destination, most often to sawmills. In tribute to this, the city arms depicts trees and water.

Notable citizens[edit]

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.

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Coordinates: 62°30′N 17°20′E / 62.500°N 17.333°E / 62.500; 17.333