Forshaga Municipality

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Forshaga Municipality
Forshaga kommun
Coat o airms o Forshaga Municipality
Coat o airms
Forshaga Municipality in Värmland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Forshaga
 • Total 397.29 km2 (153.39 sq mi)
 • Laund 348.18 km2 (134.43 sq mi)
 • Watter 49.11 km2 (18.96 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 11,509
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1763

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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