Kil Municipality

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Kil Municipality
Kils kommun
Municipality

Coat of arms
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Kil
Area[1]
 • Total 409.32 km2 (158.04 sq mi)
 • Land 360.69 km2 (139.26 sq mi)
 • Water 48.63 km2 (18.78 sq mi)
  Aurie as o 1 January 2010.
Population (30 Juin 2010)[2]
 • Total 11,721
 • Density 29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1715
Website www.kil.se

Kil Municipality (Kils kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Kil.

The local govrenment reform o 1971 amalgamatit Stora Kil, Järnskog an a pairt o Brunskog, thus formin Kil Municipality.

Kil means wedge, crack or similar in Swadish, in this case referrin tae a bay (auld Swadish). The name is at least frae the fifteent century, referrin tae a bay bi the sma lake Hyn, whaur the kirk wis constructit. The toun later became the seat o the juridical Kil Hunder, which is kent tae hae existit in 1426.

The wedge is notit in the coat o airms.

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Notability[eedit | eedit soorce]

Swaden's first railroad in 1849.

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