Sorsele Municipality

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Sorsele Municipality

Sorsele kommun
Coat of airms o Sorsele Municipality
Coat airms
CoontyVästerbotten Coonty
 • Total7957.64 km2 (3,072.46 sq mi)
 • Laund7368.44 km2 (2,844.97 sq mi)
 • Water589.2 km2 (227.5 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total2,460
 • Density0.31/km2 (0.80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code2422

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). 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)
  3. Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

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