Åre Municipality

Åre Municipality (Swedish: Åre kommun, Southern Sami: Ååren tjïelte) is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Järpen.

Åre Municipality
Åre kommun
Coat of arms of Åre Municipality
Åre Municipality in Jämtland County.png
CountrySweden
CountyJämtland County
SeatJärpen
Area
 • Total8,236.54 km2 (3,180.15 sq mi)
 • Land7,199.45 km2 (2,779.72 sq mi)
 • Water1,037.09 km2 (400.42 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total11,727
 • Density1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceJämtland
Municipal code2321
Websitewww.are.se

The present municipality was formed in 1974 through the amalgamation of "old" Åre Municipality with the surrounding municipalities Hallen, Kall, Mörsil and Undersåker. The largest village, Järpen, situated in Undersåker, was chosen as the seat of the new entity.

LocalitiesEdit

There are six localities (or urban areas) in Åre Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Järpen 1,439
2 Åre 1,260
3 Mörsil 674
4 Duved 637
5 Undersåker 384
6 Hallen 223

The municipal seat in bold

GalleryEdit

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 20, 2020. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

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Coordinates: 63°21′N 13°28′E / 63.350°N 13.467°E / 63.350; 13.467