Kungsör Municipality

Kungsör Municipality (Kungsörs kommun) is a municipality in Västmanland County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Kungsör.

Kungsör Municipality

Kungsörs kommun
Coat of arms of Kungsör Municipality
Coat of arms
Kungsör Municipality in Västmanland County2.png
CountrySweden
CountyVästmanland County
SeatKungsör
Area
 • Total227.13 km2 (87.70 sq mi)
 • Land202.65 km2 (78.24 sq mi)
 • Water24.48 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total8,675
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceSödermanland and Västmanland
Municipal code1960
Websitewww.kungsor.se

The present municipality was formed in 1971 when Kungsör and Kung Karl (from which Kungsör had been detached as a market town (köping) in 1907) were amalgamated

Kungsör is located at the western end of lake Mälaren. The landscape is open, dominated by fields and meadows.

LocalitiesEdit

Historically, the town grew around the Royal Mansion that King Gustav Vasa had built in the 16th century. Parts of the mansion are still preserved and open for visits. It is located on a cape into the Mälaren.

Sister city: Spydeberg, Norway.

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.

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Coordinates: 59°25′N 16°05′E / 59.417°N 16.083°E / 59.417; 16.083