Värnamo Municipality

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Värnamo Municipality
Värnamo kommun
Coat of arms of Värnamo Municipality
Coat of arms
Värnamo Municipality in Jönköping County.png
Country Sweden
County Jönköping County
Seat Värnamo

Current majority:
Centre Party
Moderate Party
Liberal People's Party
Christian Democrats

Social Democrats
Green Party
Left Party
Sweden Democrats
 • Mayor Hans-Göran Johansson (Centre Party)
 • Total 1,382.44 km2 (533.76 sq mi)
 • Land 1,216 km2 (470 sq mi)
 • Water 166.44 km2 (64.26 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (March 31, 2015)[2]
 • Total 33,373
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Småland
Municipal code 0683
Website www.varnamo.se

Värnamo Municipality (Värnamo kommun) is a municipality in Jönköping County in southern Sweden, where the town Värnamo is seat.

The municipality was created in 1971, when the City of Värnamo (itself instituted in 1920) was amalgamated with the surrounding rural municipalities to form an entity of unitary type. There are fourteen original units making up the present municipality.


There are 9 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Värnamo Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2010. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Värnamo 18,696
2 Rydaholm 1,474
3 Bredaryd 1,466
4 Forsheda 1,459
5 Bor 1,256
6 Horda 377
7 Lanna 329
8 Kärda 320
9 Hånger 301


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Coordinates: 57°11′N 14°02′E / 57.183°N 14.033°E / 57.183; 14.033