Östersund

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Östersund

Staare
Östersund as seen from Frösön
Östersund as seen from Frösön
Coat of arms of Östersund
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Centre of Sweden
Motto(s): 
Vinterstaden
(Winter City)[1]
Östersund is located in Sweden
Östersund
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
CountrySweden
ProvinceJämtland
CountyJämtland County
MunicipalityÖstersund Municipality and
Krokom Municipality
Charter1786
Founded byKing Gustav III
Area
 • City27.28 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]
 • City44,327
 • Density1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
 • Metro
58,686
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
831 xx
Area code(s)(+46) 63
DemonymÖstersundare
Websitewww.ostersund.se

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vinterstaden - vår profil" (in Swedish). Östersund municipality. Retrieved 2008-03-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

Other websites[change | change source]

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