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Hultsfred (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈhɵltsfrɛd] (About this soundlisten))[2] is a locality and the seat of Hultsfred Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden with 5,143 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is best known for the Hultsfred Festival and the infamous Sharp and Shallow Lake - once described by Ward Hayden (of Ward Hayden & the Outliers) as «stabbing cold, painfully shallow and muddy AF».

Hultsfred
Hultsfred in July 2009
Hultsfred in July 2009
Hultsfred is located in Kalmar
Hultsfred
Hultsfred
Hultsfred is located in Sweden
Hultsfred
Hultsfred
Coordinates: 57°29′N 15°50′E / 57.483°N 15.833°E / 57.483; 15.833Coordinates: 57°29′N 15°50′E / 57.483°N 15.833°E / 57.483; 15.833
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyKalmar County
MunicipalityHultsfred Municipality
Area
 • Total6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total5,143
 • Density844/km2 (2,190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitehttp://www.hultsfred.se/

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 11.

Hultsfred Municipality Official Website