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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
Kintra Swaden
Province Västergötland
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Municipality Karlsborg Municipality
Aurie[1]
 • Total 5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot 3,551
 • Density 657/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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.