Diö (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈdîːœ])[3] is a locality situated in Älmhult Municipality, Kronoberg County, Sweden with 899 inhabitants in 2010.[2]

Diö
Diö is located in Kronoberg
Diö
Diö
Diö is located in Sweden
Diö
Diö
Coordinates: 56°38′N 14°13′E / 56.633°N 14.217°E / 56.633; 14.217Coordinates: 56°38′N 14°13′E / 56.633°N 14.217°E / 56.633; 14.217
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyKronoberg County
MunicipalityÄlmhult Municipality
Area
 • Total1.57 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[2]
 • Total899
 • Density572/km2 (1,480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Diö is situated 10 km north of the town Älmhult.

Diö's most important employer is the wheelchair manufacturer Rea Stolen Invacare. The area is also home to the Gemla Möbel AB furniture factory.

Diö Hockey, playing in the Swedish third division, is the village's most famous sports team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-10. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Fakta och statistik Älmhult" (in Swedish). Älmhult Kommun. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 7.