Växjö

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Växjö
Coordinates: 56°53′N 14°47′E / 56.883°N 14.783°E / 56.883; 14.783Coordinates: 56°53′N 14°47′E / 56.883°N 14.783°E / 56.883; 14.783
Country Sweden
Province Småland
County Kronoberg County
Municipality Växjö Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 29.29 km2 (11.31 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 65 000
 • Density 1,899/km2 (4,920/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Växjö (Swedish IPA: [˘vɛkːɧøː]) is a city in Småland in southern Sweden. It has a population of 55,600 (2005). Växjö is the seat of Växjö Municipality and is the administrative, cultural and industrial centre of Kronoberg County. Furthermore it is the seat of the Diocese of Växjö.

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