Mariestad Municipality

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Mariestad Municipality

Mariestads kommun
Coat of airms o Mariestad Municipality
Coat airms
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total1503.1914 km2 (580.3854 sq mi)
 • Laund601.1514 km2 (232.1059 sq mi)
 • Water902.04 km2 (348.28 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total24,723
 • Density16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1493

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). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  • Corresponding airticle on Swadish Wikipedia

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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