Forshaga Municipality

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Forshaga Municipality

Forshaga kommun
Coat o airms o Forshaga Municipality
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Forshaga Municipality in Värmland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyVärmland Coonty
SeatForshaga
Area
 • Total397.29 km2 (153.39 sq mi)
 • Land348.18 km2 (134.43 sq mi)
 • Water49.11 km2 (18.96 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot11,509
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVärmland
Municipal code1763
Wabsteidwww.forshaga.se

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

The first municipality namit Forshaga wis a mercat toun (köping) which wis detached frae Grava in 1944. The local govrenment reform o the 1970s made Forshaga a unitary municipality in 1971 an in 1974 Ullerud wis addit tae it.

Forshaga wis kent in the 14t century as a location for salmon fishin in the river Klarälven. Salmons wur uised baith locally an transportit tae monasteries in soothren Swaden. Forshaga is still kintra for its rich fishin watters, which attract hobby sport fishers frae aw ower the kintra.

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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.

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