Hammarö Municipality

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Hammarö Municipality
Hammarö kommun
Municipality

Coat of arms
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Skoghall
Area[1]
 • Total 421.98 km2 (162.93 sq mi)
 • Land 56.9 km2 (22.0 sq mi)
 • Water 365.08 km2 (140.96 sq mi)
  Aurie as o 1 January 2010.
Population (30 Juin 2010)[2]
 • Total 14,892
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1761
Website www.hammaro.se

Hammarö Municipality (Hammarö kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the touwn o Skoghall.

The municipality wis creatit frae Hammarö parish in 1863, an its territory haes no been affectit bi the great municipal reforms o 1952 an 1971. Wi a laund aurie o anerlie 56.9 km2 it is Swaden's 12t smawest, as well as the smawest in Värmland Coonty.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality consists o the islands Hammarön an Vidön an the adjacent airchipelago. The name Hammarö, or Hammarön, literally means "Hammer Island", an haes given the municipality its name. The island itsel is 47 km2 lairge, the third lairgest island o Lake Vänern, an locatit aff the shore o Värmland, separatit bi the Klarälven river delta.

Frae Skoghall it is anerlie 7 km tae the ceety o Karlstad. Karlstad Municipality is the anerlie municipality wi brig connections tae Hammarö.

Industrie[eedit | eedit soorce]

100 years ago the lairgest employers wur aw in the fishin sectors. The day, the company Stora Enso Skoghall, manufacturin cardbuird boxes, haes 950 employees. Seicont is Akzo Nobel Base Chemicals wi 150, manufacturin chemical products.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

While the vast majority o Hammarö's inhabitants live in a single urban aurie goin bi the Statistics Sweden designation o Skoghall, this urban aurie is split in twa postal auries: Skoghall (wastren pairt) an Hammarö (eastren pairt). The name Skoghall is seldom uised for the urban aurie in its entirety.

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