Kil Municipality

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Kil Municipality
Kils kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Kil Municipality
Coat o airms
Kil Municipality in Värmland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Kil
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 406.87 km2 (157.09 sq mi)
 • Laund 359.73 km2 (138.89 sq mi)
 • Watter 47.14 km2 (18.20 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 11,800
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1715
Wabsteid www.kil.se

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, thus formin Kil Municipality.

Kil means wedge, crack or similar 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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Notability[eedit | eedit soorce]

Swaden's first railroad in 1849.

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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 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Februar 21, 2017. Retrieved Februar 21, 2017. 

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