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Östersund

Staare
Lakeside view o Östersund
Lakeside view o Östersund
Coat o airms o Östersund
Coat o airms
Nickname(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]) (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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.