Storuman Municipality

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Storuman Municipality
Storumans kommun
Coat o airms o Storuman Municipality
Coat of arms
Storuman Municipality in Västerbotten County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västerbotten Coonty
Seat Storuman
 • Tot 8,234.1 km2 (3,179.2 sq mi)
 • Laund 7,303.53 km2 (2,819.91 sq mi)
 • Watter 930.57 km2 (359.30 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (Juin 30, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 5,950
 • Density 0.72/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Lapland
Municipal code 2421

Storuman Municipality (Swadish: Storumans kommun) is a municipality in Västerbotten Coonty in northren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in Storuman.

The parish Stensele wis creatit as late as 1822. It wis, thegither wi the parish Tärna, made intae a municipality in 1863. In 1903 Tärna wis detached tae form a municipality o its awn. The local govrenment reform o 1971 saw the reunification o Stensele an Tärnaby municipalities, thus formin Storuman Municipality wi the name taken frae its lairgest veelage.

The municipality haes Swaden's nint lairgest aurie (8,286 km2), but is spairsely populatit wi a population densitie o less than 1 inhabitant per km2.

Tärnaby, a sma village in the municipality, haes fostered the internaitionally famous alpine skiers Ingemar Stenmark, Stig Strand an Anja Pärson.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are fower localities (or urban auries) in Storuman Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Storuman 2,255
2 Stensele 578
3 Tärnaby 533
4 Hemavan 216

The municipal seat in bauld

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Storuman Municipality haes twa major roads, E12 an E45, crossin in Storuman. There are twa railweys, Inlandsbanan an the Storuman-Hällnäs Line. The umwhile is uised for tourist trains in the simmer, an baith for fricht trains. The nearest airport for the eastren pairt o Storuman Municipality is Vilhelmina Airport. For the wastren pairt thare is Hemavan Airport.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein ceeties are twinned wi Storuman:[4]

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
  4. "Ystävyyskunnat". City of Viitasaari. Retrieved 2012-06-01.  (Norse)

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