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Timrå Municipality (Timrå kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden. The town of Timrå is the municipal seat.

Timrå Municipality
Timrå kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Timrå Municipality
Coat of arms
Timrå Municipality in Västernorrland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västernorrland County
Seat Timrå
Area[1]
 • Total 1,234.17 km2 (476.52 sq mi)
 • Land 783.3 km2 (302.4 sq mi)
 • Water 450.87 km2 (174.08 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 17,992
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Medelpad
Municipal code 2262

The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town (köping) in 1947. The present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå was amalgamated with Hässjö.

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LocalitiesEdit

GeographyEdit

Timrå is located in a terrain of forest and hills. Traditionally the industry has been dominated by forestry. The timber was transported through the rivers and streams to their destination, most often to sawmills. In tribute to this, the city arms depicts trees and water.

Notable citizensEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017. 

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