Vimmerby Municipality

Vimmerby Municipality (Vimmerby kommun) is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Vimmerby.

Vimmerby Municipality

Vimmerby kommun
Vimmerby City Hall

Coat of arms
CountrySweden
CountyKalmar County
SeatVimmerby
Area
  Total1,219.8 km2 (471.0 sq mi)
  Land1,140.23 km2 (440.25 sq mi)
  Water79.57 km2 (30.72 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
  Total15,764
  Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceSmåland
Municipal code0884
Websitewww.vimmerby.se

Stångån is a small river running through the municipality.

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.

Localities

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.

#LocalityPopulation
1Vimmerby7,827
2Södra Vi1,197
3Storebro977
4Gullringen560
5Frödinge364
6Tuna249

Government and politics

Distribution of the 49 seats in the municipal council after the 2010 election:

Results of the 2010 Swedish general election in Vimmerby:

Sister cities

Sister cities are cities or towns related to one another in size and history.

References

  1. "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.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.

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