Östersund

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Östersund
Staare
Östersund as seen from Frösön

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Centre of Sweden
Motto: Vinterstaden
(Winter City)[1]
Östersund is located in Sweden
Östersund
Coordinates: 63°10′45″N 14°38′09″E / 63.17917°N 14.63583°E / 63.17917; 14.63583Coordinates: 63°10′45″N 14°38′09″E / 63.17917°N 14.63583°E / 63.17917; 14.63583
Country Sweden
Province Jämtland
County Jämtland County
Municipality Östersund Municipality and
Krokom Municipality
Charter 1786
Founded by King Gustav III
Area[2]
 • City 27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,220.50 km2 (857.34 sq mi)
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[2]
 • City 44,327
 • Density 1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
 • Metro 58,686
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 831 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 63
Twin cities
 • Trondheim  Norway
 • Kajaani  Finland
 • Odense  Denmark
 • Sanok  Poland
 • Jilin City  China
Demonym Östersundare

Östersund is a town in the county of Jämtland in Sweden. It is the seat of Östersund Municipality.

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