Tunadal

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Tunadal
timber works in 1908
timber works in 1908
Tunadal is located in Västernorrland
Tunadal
Tunadal
Tunadal is located in Sweden
Tunadal
Tunadal
Coordinates: 62°25′N 17°23′E / 62.417°N 17.383°E / 62.417; 17.383Coordinates: 62°25′N 17°23′E / 62.417°N 17.383°E / 62.417; 17.383
CountrySweden
ProvinceMedelpad
CountyVästernorrland County
MunicipalitySundsvall Municipality
Area
 • Total1.77 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total360
 • Density203/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateDfc

Tunadal (Swedish pronunciation: [tɵnaˈdɑːl])[2] is a locality situated in Sundsvall Municipality, Västernorrland County, Sweden with 360 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

History[edit]

Steam powered saw mills were introduced in Sweden in 1849 at Tunadal. Twenty more steam powered saw mills were started in the decade. These sawmills were usually placed near ports and the former water powered saw mills were closed.[3]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 25.
  3. ^ The Company Town Architecture and Society in the Early Industrial Age. New York: Oxford University Press. 1992. p. 85. ISBN 0195361415.