Hammarö Municipality

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Hammarö Municipality
Hammarö kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Hammarö Municipality
Coat of arms
Hammarö Municipality in Värmland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Skoghall
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 464.16 km2 (179.21 sq mi)
 • Laund 59.59 km2 (23.01 sq mi)
 • Watter 404.57 km2 (156.21 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (Juin 30, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 15,552
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1761
Wabsteid www.hammaro.se

Hammarö Municipality (Hammarö kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the touwn o Skoghall.

The municipality wis creatit frae Hammarö parish in 1863, an its territory haes no been affectit bi the great municipal reforms o 1952 an 1971. Wi a laund aurie o anerlie 56.9 km2 it is Swaden's 12t smawest, as well as the smawest in Värmland Coonty.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality consists o the islands Hammarön an Vidön an the adjacent airchipelago. The name Hammarö, or Hammarön, literally means "Hammer Island", an haes given the municipality its name. The island itsel is 47 km2 lairge, the third lairgest island o Lake Vänern, an locatit aff the shore o Värmland, separatit bi the Klarälven river delta.

Frae Skoghall it is anerlie 7 km tae the ceety o Karlstad. Karlstad Municipality is the anerlie municipality wi brig connections tae Hammarö.

Industrie[eedit | eedit soorce]

100 years ago the lairgest employers wur aw in the fishin sectors. The day, the company Stora Enso Skoghall, manufacturin cardbuird boxes, haes 950 employees. Seicont is Akzo Nobel Base Chemicals wi 150, manufacturin chemical products.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

While the vast majority o Hammarö's inhabitants live in a single urban aurie goin bi the Statistics Sweden designation o Skoghall, this urban aurie is split in twa postal auries: Skoghall (wastren pairt) an Hammarö (eastren pairt). The name Skoghall is seldom uised for the urban aurie in its entirety.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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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