|• Total||778.62 km2 (300.63 sq mi)|
|• Land||675.42 km2 (260.78 sq mi)|
|• Water||103.2 km2 (39.8 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (March 31, 2016)|
|• Density||4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The municipality was created through the local government reform of 1952, when six former entities were united. The name was taken from the old Ydre Hundred. Its area remained unchanged by the reform of 1971.
There are 3 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Ydre Municipality.
In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.
At least two churches have a medieval foundation: The Asby Church in Asby, and Torpa Church on the countryside. There is also an attractive church from the 18th century, Norra Vi Church, located just by lake Sommen.
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 mars 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. May 12, 2016. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
- Ydre Municipality - Official site