Östersund

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Östersund

Staare
Lakeside view o Östersund
Lakeside view o Östersund
Coat o airms o Östersund
Coat o airms
Eik-name(s): 
Centre o Sweden
Motto(s): 
Vinterstaden
(Winter Ceety)[1]
Östersund is locatit in Sweden
Östersund
Östersund
Coordinates: 63°10′45″N 14°38′09″E / 63.17917°N 14.63583°E / 63.17917; 14.63583
KintraSwaden
ProvinceJämtland
CoontyJämtland Coonty
MunicipalityÖstersund Municipality an
Krokom Municipality
Charter1786
Foondit biKeeng Gustav III
Area
 • City27.28 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]
 • Ceety44,327
 • Density1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
 • Metro
58,686
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
831 xx
Aurie code(s)(+46) 63
DemonymÖstersundare
Wabsteidwww.ostersund.se

Östersund (Swadish pronunciation: [œstəˈʂɵnd]) (Southern 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 Swadish). Östersund municipality. Retrieved 2008-03-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)