Vansbro railway station
|• Total||3.31 km2 (1.28 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||613/km2 (1,590/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The town is situated by the end of the rivulet Vanån (Van River), the main tributary of the Västerdal River.
Vansbro is known for the annual Vansbrosimningen ("The Vansbro Swim"). Inaugurated in 1950, the competitors swim 2,000 meters in Vanån and 1,000 meters in the Västerdal River. Vansbro is also known to be the home town of famous cross-country skier Gunde Svan, the band Svenne Rubins, the singer/songwriter Malin Jonsson, the progressive rock band Introitus, the progressive death metal-band In Mourning and the pop-singer Björn Skifs.
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- "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.
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