Munkfors Municipality

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Munkfors Municipality
Munkfors kommun
Coat o airms o Munkfors Municipality
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Munkfors Municipality in Värmland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Värmland Coonty
Seat Munkfors
 • Total 147.97 km2 (57.13 sq mi)
 • Laund 141.58 km2 (54.66 sq mi)
 • Watter 6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 3,763
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Värmland
Municipal code 1762

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

In 1952 the rural municipality Ransäter got the title o a mercat toun (köping) an the name Munkfors efter its anerlie built-up locality. Wi the local govrenment reform o 1971 it became a municipality o unitary type athoot addition o territory. The municipality is the day the 9t smawest bi population in Swaden.

In Ransäter lees the Geijer Schuil, in honour o author Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783-1843), who wis born at the Ransäter ferm. A seicont notable Ransäter native wis Tage Erlander (1901-1985), who wis Prime Meenister o Sweden 1946-1969.

The municipality haas ane sister ceety: Lindsborg, Kansas, U.S.A.

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