Aneby Municipality

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

Aneby Municipality

Aneby kommun
Coat of arms of Aneby Municipality
Coat of arms
Aneby Municipality in Jönköping County.png
CountrySweden
CountyJönköping County
SeatAneby
Area
 • Total553.89 km2 (213.86 sq mi)
 • Land517.76 km2 (199.91 sq mi)
 • Water36.13 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total6,848
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceSmåland
Municipal code0604
Websitewww.aneby.se

The municipality was formed in 1967 when the municipalities of Bredestad and Hullaryd, both created in 1952 were amalgamated. The name was taken from the largest locality, Aneby, which was chosen as the seat. Before 1952 there were nine municipalities in the area.

LocalitiesEdit

There are 3 urban areas (or localities) in Aneby 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.

# Locality Population
1 Aneby 3,374
2 Sundhultsbrunn 314
3 Frinnaryd 225

DemographyEdit

Aneby Municipality is the smallest municipality in the county. In 1994, the population in the municipality was at an all-time high of 7,300 persons, which is attributed to refugees from former Yugoslavia. The population has since decreased, to the regret of the officials who are promoting to get it populated to the 8,000 inhabitants its service is designated for.

PoliticsEdit

Result of the 2010 election

Moderate Party 22,59%

Centre Party 12,31%

Liberal People's Party 5,05%

Christian Democrats 17,66%

Swedish Social Democratic Party 26,62%

Left Party 2,99%

Green Party 4,60%

Sweden Democrats 7,62%

Other Parties 0,57%

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.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 57°50′N 14°48′E / 57.833°N 14.800°E / 57.833; 14.800