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Östersund
Staare
Lakeside view o Östersund

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Centre o Sweden
Motto: Vinterstaden
(Winter Cety)[1]
Östersund is located in Sweden
Östersund
Östersund
Coordinates: 63°10′45″N 14°38′09″E / 63.17917°N 14.63583°E / 63.17917; 14.63583
Kintra Swaden
Province Jämtland
Coonty Jämtland Coonty
Municipality Östersund Municipality an
Krokom Municipality
Charter 1786
Founded by Keeng Gustav III
Area[2]
 • City 27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,220.50 km2 (857.34 sq mi)
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[2]
 • City 44,327
 • Density 1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
 • Metro 58,686
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 831 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 63
Twin cities
 • Trondheim Banner o Norawa Norawa
 • Kajaani Banner o Finland Finland
 • Odense Banner o Denmark Denmark
 • Sanok Banner o Poland Poland
 • Jilin Ceety Flag of the People's Republic of China Cheenae
Demonym Östersundare
Website www.ostersund.se

Östersund (Swadish pronunciation: [œstəˈʂɵnd]) (Soothren Sami: Staare) is an urban aurie (ceety) in Jämtland in the middle o Swaden. It is the seat o Östersund Municipality an the caipital o Jämtland Coonty. Östersund is locatit at the shores o Sweaden's fift lairgest loch, Storsjön, opposite the island Frösön, an is the anly ceety in Jämtland. Östersund is the region's cultural an economical centre an bi tradeetion a ceety o trade an commerce. Östersund haed ane o the maist extensive garrisons in Swaden prior tae its closure in the early 21st century. The ceety is the Mid Sweden Varsity's lairgest campus steid wi approximately 7 000 students. Wi a tot population o roughly 60,000 Östersund is the 24t maist populous ceety in Swaden, the 46t maist populous ceety in Scandinavie, an bi far the lairgest inland ceety in Northren Swaden.

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  1. "Vinterstaden - vår profil" (in Swedish). Östersund municipality. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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.