Vimmerby City Hall
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|• Total||1,219.8 km2 (471.0 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,140.23 km2 (440.25 sq mi)|
|• Water||79.57 km2 (30.72 sq mi)|
|Area as of 1 January 2014.|
|• Density||13/km2 (33/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The municipality was created by the local government reform of 1971, when the City of Vimmerby was amalgamated with the surrounding rural municipalities to form an entity of unitary type.
There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Vimmerby Municipality.
In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.
Government and politics
Distribution of the 49 seats in the municipal council after the 2010 election:
- Social Democratic Party 17
- Moderate Party 13
- Centre Party 9
- Christian Democrats 3
- Sweden Democrats 2
- Green Party 2
- Liberal People's Party 1
Results of the 2010 Swedish general election in Vimmerby:
Sister cities are cities or towns related to one another in size and history.
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
- Vimmerby Municipality - Official site