Torsby (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈtǔːʂbʏ])[2] is a locality and the seat of Torsby Municipality in Värmland County, Sweden with 4,049 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Torsby
Central Torsby
Central Torsby
Torsby is located in Sweden
Torsby
Torsby
Coordinates: 60°08′N 13°00′E / 60.133°N 13.000°E / 60.133; 13.000Coordinates: 60°08′N 13°00′E / 60.133°N 13.000°E / 60.133; 13.000
CountrySweden
ProvinceVärmland
CountyVärmland County
MunicipalityTorsby Municipality
Area
 • Total5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total4,049
 • Density738/km2 (1,910/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateDfb

Fortum Ski Tunnel Torsby, the world's longest ski tunnel, is located in Torsby.[3][4] Sebra Film is located in Torsby.

Notable peopleEdit

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. 25.
  3. ^ "Fortum Ski Tunnel Torsby". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 30 October 2010. (subscription required)
  4. ^ Grassman, Oliver (15 June 2006). "Världens längsta skidtunnel är klar". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2010.