Grums Municipality

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Grums Municipality

Grums kommun
Coat of airms o Grums Municipality
Coat airms
Grums Municipality in Värmland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyVärmland Coonty
SeatGrums
Area
 • Total478.82 km2 (184.87 sq mi)
 • Laund386.38 km2 (149.18 sq mi)
 • Water92.44 km2 (35.69 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total9,011
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVärmland
Municipal code1764
Websitewww.grums.se

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 indwallers.

As sae mony o the municipalities o Swaden the present entity wis creatit in 1971. The mercat toun (köping) Grums (institutit as sic in 1948) wis amalgamatit wi Ed an the pairish Värmskog frae the dissolved Stavnäs Municipality, sicweys 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 centre 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 o the hunder. It depicts three saw-blades an aw, seembolisin 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 an 1998.

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

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

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