Ljusdal

Ljusdal (Swedish: [ˈjʉ̌ːsdal])[2] is a locality and the seat of Ljusdal Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 6,230 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Ljusdal
Ljusdal
Ljusdal
Ljusdal is located in Sweden Gävleborg
Ljusdal
Ljusdal
Ljusdal is located in Sweden
Ljusdal
Ljusdal
Coordinates: 61°50′N 16°05′E / 61.833°N 16.083°E / 61.833; 16.083Coordinates: 61°50′N 16°05′E / 61.833°N 16.083°E / 61.833; 16.083
Country Sweden
Province Hälsingland
CountyGävleborg County
MunicipalityLjusdal Municipality
Area
 • Total5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total6,230
 • Density1,178/km2 (3,050/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.ljusdal.se

Ljusdal is situated on Riksväg 83 which runs between Tönnebro in Söderhamn Municipality in Gävleborg County and Ånge in Västernorrland County. It is located beside the river Ljusnan which goes from Bruksvallarna to the Gulf of Bothnia. Ljusdal is noted for having hosted the annual Bandy World Cup in the sport of bandy from 1974 to 2008. [3]

Three Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland situated in Ljusdal Municipality were inscribed in 2012 on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. [4]

SportsEdit

The following sports clubs are located in Ljusdal:

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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 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 16.
  3. ^ "Ljusdal". Wikivoyage. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland". UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Retrieved December 1, 2019.