Sorsele Municipality

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Sorsele Municipality
Sorsele kommun
Municipality

Coat of arms
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västerbotten Coonty
Seat Sorsele
Area[1]
 • Total 8,012.02 km2 (3,093.46 sq mi)
 • Land 7,464.95 km2 (2,882.23 sq mi)
 • Water 547.07 km2 (211.22 sq mi)
  Aurie as o 1 January 2010.
Population (30 Juin 2010)[2]
 • Total 2,757
 • Density 0.34/km2 (0.89/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Lapland
Municipal code 2422
Website www.sorsele.se

Sorsele Municipality (Swadish: Sorsele kommun‎, Ume Sami: Suorssá gielda) is a municipality in Västerbotten Coonty in northern Swaden. Its seat is locatit in Sorsele.

Sorsele Municipality covers an aurie o 8,012 km2. It is the eleivent lairgest municipality bi size, but haes the seicont smawest population.

The municipality haes no been affectit bi the twa local govrenment reforms o the 20t century, but haes haed its lairge size syne the municipal seestem wis implementit in 1863.

The name appears tae stem frae the Sami wird sourge, which means branch, an sel, which is o Swadish oreegin an refers tae a kynd o stream. This refers tae the protectit Vindel River (Swedish: Vindelälven), which flows through the toun an municipality o Sorsele.

Geografie wise, aroond hauf o the municipal aurie is pairt o the Vindelfjällen natur reserve.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is anerlie ane locality (or urban aurie) in Sorsele Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Sorsele 1,288

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån den 1 januari 2010" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 30 juni 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  3. Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

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