Mönsterås

Mönsterås (Swedish pronunciation: [mœnstɛrˈoːs])[2] is a locality and the seat of Mönsterås Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden with 6,352 inhabitants in 2012.[1]

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Coordinates: 57°02′N 16°27′E
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyKalmar County
MunicipalityMönsterås Municipality
Area
  Total4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total4,731
  Density1,154/km2 (2,990/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Mönsterås is associated with the Swedish poet Carl Boberg, particularly his 1885 writing of the lyrics for the eminent hymn "O Store Gud" (or "How Great Thou Art" by its common English title).

References

  1. "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010". www.scb.se (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 18.


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