Söderhamn is a locality and the seat of Söderhamn Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 11,761 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Söderhamn City Hall in July 2016
Söderhamn City Hall in July 2016
Söderhamn is located in Sweden Gävleborg
Söderhamn is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 61°18′N 17°05′E / 61.300°N 17.083°E / 61.300; 17.083
CountyGävleborg County
MunicipalitySöderhamn Municipality
 • Total10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total11,761
 • Density1,117/km2 (2,890/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Sports edit

The biggest local sport is bandy. Broberg/Söderhamn Bandy play in the highest division Elitserien and have become Swedish champions five times. In October 2017 the indoor venue Helsingehus Arena was inaugurated.[2] The coach of the national bandy team and members of the Federation of International Bandy board, such as the current Secretary General Bo Nyman, have come from Söderhamn.[3]

Söderhamns FF and Stugsunds IK are the local football clubs.

Notable residents edit

  • Safin Taki, film producer, director and cinematographer who grew up in Söderhamn.
  • Jan Johansson, jazz musician and pianist who was born in Söderhamn.

Gallery edit

References edit

  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. ^ Helsingehus Arena
  3. ^ "Federation of International Bandy". Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Bandysidan.nu - Stefan Karlsson".

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