Sorsele Municipality

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Sorsele Municipality
Sorsele kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Sorsele Municipality
Coat of arms
Sorsele Municipality in Västerbotten County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västerbotten Coonty
Seat Sorsele
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 7,957.64 km2 (3,072.46 sq mi)
 • Laund 7,368.44 km2 (2,844.97 sq mi)
 • Watter 589.2 km2 (227.5 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (Juin 30, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 2,551
 • Density 0.32/km2 (0.83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Lapland
Municipal code 2422
Wabsteid www.sorsele.se

Sorsele Municipality (Swadish: Sorsele kommun, Ume Sami: Suorssá gielda) is a municipality in Västerbotten Coonty in northern Swaden. Its seat is locatit in Sorsele.

Sorsele Municipality covers an aurie o 8,012 km2. It is the eleivent lairgest municipality bi size, but haes the seicont smawest population.

The municipality haes no been affectit bi the twa local govrenment reforms o the 20t century, but haes haed its lairge size syne the municipal seestem wis implementit in 1863.

The name appears tae stem frae the Sami wird sourge, which means branch, an sel, which is o Swadish oreegin an refers tae a kynd o stream. This refers tae the protectit Vindel River (Swedish: Vindelälven), which flows through the toun an municipality o Sorsele.

Geografie wise, aroond hauf o the municipal aurie is pairt o the Vindelfjällen natur reserve.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is anerlie ane locality (or urban aurie) in Sorsele Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Sorsele 1,288

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 30 juni 2016" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 
  3. Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

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