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Karlstad Town Square
Karlstad Town Square
Coat o airms o Karlstad
Coat o airms
Karlstad is locatit in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°23′N 13°32′E / 59.383°N 13.533°E / 59.383; 13.533
Kintra Swaden
Province Värmland
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Municipality Karlstad Municipality
 • Total 30.31 km2 (11.70 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot 61,685
 • Density 2,035/km2 (5,270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Karlstad is a ceety, the seat o Karlstad Municipality, the caipital o Värmland Coonty, an the lairgest ceety in the province Värmland in Swaden. The ceety haed 58,544 inhabitants in 2005[1] oot o a municipal total that durin the first quarter 2010 wis 84,885 inhabitants[2]. Karlstad haes a University an a Cathedral.

Karlstad is built on the river delta whaur Swaden's langest river, Klarälven, runs intae Swaden's lairgest lake, Vänern. It haes the seicont lairgest lake port in the kintra efter Västerås.

Karlstad is aften associatit wi sunshine an the seembol for Karlstad is a happy sun. Karlstad is reputit tae be ane o the sunniest ceeties in Swaden an a local waitress, kent as "Sola i Karlstad" (the Sun in Karlstad) for her sunny disposition, is an aa commemoratit wi a statue.

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Murkrona.svg Karlstad is ane o 133 places wi the historical ceety status in Swaden.