Karlsborg

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Karlsborg
Karlsborg is locatit in Sweden
Karlsborg
Karlsborg
Coordinates: 58°32′N 14°31′E / 58.533°N 14.517°E / 58.533; 14.517
KintraSwaden
ProvinceVästergötland
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
MunicipalityKarlsborg Municipality
Aurie
 • Total5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot3,551
 • Density657/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Karlsborg is a locality an the seat o Karlsborg Municipality, Västra Götaland Coonty, Swaden. It haed 3,551 inhabitants in 2010.[1] This garrison toun lees at the shore o lake Vättern in Västergötland.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The town o Karlsborg wis established an grew due tae the construction o Karlsborg Fortress, durin the 19t century. Accordin tae the principles o a central defence, the fortress wis designatit as the reserve caipital o Swaden in the event o war.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)