Storfors Municipality

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Storfors Municipality

Storfors kommun
Coat of airms o Storfors Municipality
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KintraSwaden
CoontyVärmland Coonty
SeatStorfors
Area
 • Total472.71 km2 (182.51 sq mi)
 • Laund391.47 km2 (151.15 sq mi)
 • Water81.24 km2 (31.37 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total4,123
 • Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVärmland
Municipal code1760
Websitewww.storfors.se

Storfors Municipality (Storfors kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Storfors, which haes approximately 2,500 inhabitants.

The first local govrenment unit namit Storfors wis creatit in 1950 when a mercat toun (köping) bi that name wis detached frae Kroppa. (The rest o Kroppa is syne 1971 in Filipstad Municipality.) In 1967 Ullvättern wis amalgamatit wi Storfors, makkin up the present municipal territory.

Storfors is ane o Swaden's least populatit municipalities. The nearest ceety is Karlstad, approximately 50 kilometres tae the wast.

Several smaw lakes an streams affer fishin opportunities. The kintraside is suitable for ither ootdoor activities an aw, includin walkin an hikin.

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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.

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