Mariestad Municipality

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Mariestad Municipality
Mariestads kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Mariestad Municipality
Coat o airms
Mariestad Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Sweden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Mariestad
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 1,503.1914 km2 (580.3854 sq mi)
 • Laund 601.1514 km2 (232.1059 sq mi)
 • Watter 902.04 km2 (348.28 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 24,215
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1493
Wabsteid www.mariestad.se

Mariestad Municipality (Mariestads kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Mariestad.

The present municipality wis formit in 1971, when the Ceety o Mariestad wis amalgamatit wi fower surroondin rural municipalities.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mariestad Municipality is situatit on Lake Vänern an is visitit bi mony tourists in simmer. The lairgest fresh watter archipelago in Swaden lees athin the municipality. Torsö an Brommö are the twa lairgest islands. North o the ceety, in Sjötorp, Göta Canal meets Lake Vänern.

Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest employers are Electrolux hame products an Katrinefors bruk, a pairt o Metsä Tissue AB. SCA Packaging AB, RM Perfo AB an Jede AB are ither notable companies in Mariestad. Athin the IT industry Telia Partner AB an WM-data Infra Solutions AB are the twa biggest employers. Juist sooth o Mariestad, in Lugnås, you find Nimbus Produktion AB who manufacturs Nimbus boats.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin towns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mariestad Municipality is twinned wi:

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.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  • Corresponding airticle on Swadish Wikipedia

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Localities in Mariestad Municipality