Böda

Böda is a village (småort) in Böda socken, Borgholm Municipality, on the island of Öland, Sweden. Close to the Baltic Sea and giving access to sandy beaches, it is a popular tourist destination.[1]

Böda comprises several villages and small towns, including Kyrketorp with Böda church, Bödahamn (Böda harbor, at the southern end of Bödabukten, a bay), and Mellböda (which has a youth hostel[2]). Bödahamn has a fishing port and marina as well as a sea rescue station. North and west of Böda is the state-owned Böda kronopark. Several camp sites are located near the white, sandy beach of Böda Sand on the Baltic sea, "one of the island's best sandy beaches".[2]

Population

  • 1960: 227
  • 1960: 213
  • 1990: 144
  • 1995: 120
  • 2000: 101
  • 2005: 100
  • 2010: 109[3]

References

  1. Berezin, Henrik (2006). Adventure Guide Scandinavia. Hunter. p. 131. ISBN 9781588435798.
  2. Proctor, James; Roland, Neil (2009). The Rough Guide to Sweden. Rough Guides. p. 457. ISBN 9781405380621.
  3. "Statistiska centralbyrån - Folkmängd i tätorter 1960-2005" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 June 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2012.

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