Piteå Municipality

Piteå Municipality (Swedish: Piteå kommun; Finnish: Piitimen kunta) is a municipality in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Piteå.

Piteå Municipality
Piteå kommun
Centrala Pitea web.jpg
Coat of arms of Piteå Municipality
Piteå Municipality in Norrbotten County.png
Coordinates: 65°20′N 21°30′E / 65.333°N 21.500°E / 65.333; 21.500Coordinates: 65°20′N 21°30′E / 65.333°N 21.500°E / 65.333; 21.500
CountrySweden
CountyNorrbotten County
SeatPiteå
Area
 • Total4,680.52 km2 (1,807.16 sq mi)
 • Land3,086.95 km2 (1,191.88 sq mi)
 • Water1,593.57 km2 (615.28 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total42,281
 • Density9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceNorrbotten
Municipal code2581
Websitewww.pitea.se

LocalitiesEdit

There are 14 localities (or urban areas) in Piteå Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Piteå 22,650
2 Bergsviken 2,317
3 Rosvik 1,766
4 Norrfjärden 1,423
5 Hortlax 1,247
6 Roknäs 1,242
7 Jävre 572
8 Lillpite 454
9 Böle 418
10 Hemmingsmark 398
11 Sjulsmark 369
12 Svensbyn 362
13 Blåsmark 332
14 Sikfors 211

The municipal seat in bold

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Piteå is twinned with:[4]

Notable nativesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 1 January 2014. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 27 September 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005
  4. ^ "Vänorter". pitea.se (in Swedish). Piteå kommun. Retrieved 29 April 2021.

External linksEdit