Kil Municipality

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Kil Municipality

Kils kommun
Coat of airms o Kil Municipality
Coat airms
Kil Municipality in Värmland County.png
CoontyVärmland Coonty
 • Total406.87 km2 (157.09 sq mi)
 • Laund359.73 km2 (138.89 sq mi)
 • Water47.14 km2 (18.20 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total11,910
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1715

Kil Municipality (Kils kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Kil.

The local govrenment reform o 1971 amalgamatit Stora Kil, Järnskog an a pairt o Brunskog, sicweys formin Kil Municipality.

Kil means wedge, crack or seemilar in Swadish, in this case referrin tae a bay (auld Swadish). The name is at least frae the fifteent century, referrin tae a bay bi the sma lake Hyn, whaur the kirk wis constructit. The toun later became the seat o the juridical Kil Hunder, which is kent tae hae existit in 1426.

The wedge is notit in the coat o airms.

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Swaden's first railwey in 1849.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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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