Eksjö Municipality (Eksjö kommun) is a municipality in Jönköping County, southern Sweden, where the town Eksjö is seat.
|Coordinates: 57°40′N 14°58′E / 57.667°N 14.967°ECoordinates: 57°40′N 14°58′E / 57.667°N 14.967°E|
|• Total||873.29 km2 (337.18 sq mi)|
|• Land||799.48 km2 (308.68 sq mi)|
|• Water||73.81 km2 (28.50 sq mi)|
|Area as of 1 January 2014.|
(31 December 2021)
|• Density||20/km2 (53/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The present municipality was created in 1971 when the former City of Eksjö was amalgamated with three neighboring municipalities.
There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Eksjö 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.
Albert Engström (1869-1940) was an author, poet and drawer and subsequently member of the Swedish Academy, who grew up in a small village outside of the city Eksjö.
(See sister city.)
- ^ "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.
- ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 22, 2022. Retrieved February 22, 2022.