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Grums Municipality
Grums kommun
Coat o airms o Grums Municipality
Coat of arms
Grums Municipality in Värmland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Grums
 • Tot 478.82 km2 (184.87 sq mi)
 • Laund 386.38 km2 (149.18 sq mi)
 • Watter 92.44 km2 (35.69 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (Juin 30, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 9,003
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1764

Grums Municipality (Grums kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Grums, wi aboot 5,200 inhabitants.

As so mony o the municipalities o Swaden the present entity wis creatit in 1971. The mercat toun (köping) Grums (institutit as such in 1948) wis amalgamatit wi Ed an the parish Värmskog frae the dissolved Stavnäs Municipality, thus formin Grums Municipality.

Geographically it is situatit on the north-wast shore o Lake Vänern in the province o Värmland. Transportations are reliable wi the European route E18 intersectin the toun.

Historically the toun wis the center o the historical jurisdiction Grums Hunder, wi its auldest seal stemmin frae 1617. The seal showed an accurate image o the local kirk.

The coat o airms is derivit frae that of the hunder. It depicts three saw-blades an aw, seembolizin the forest industry.

The local poleetical pairty is kent as Grums medborgarparti, abbreviated gm. It wis foondit in 1994, in the wak o the short-livit unconventional pairty Ny Demokrati. The pairty wis the municipality's third lairgest in the election o 1994 and 1998.

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In addition, the veelage Värmskog, wi 65 inhabitants (2000), is kent as the birthplace o inventor Lars Magnus Ericsson.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 juni 2016" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 

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