Karlstad

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Karlstad
Areal photo of Karlstad.jpg
Stora torget i Karlstad.jpg
Coat of arms of Karlstad
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
city of the Sun, Sun city
Karlstad is located in Värmland County
Karlstad
Karlstad
Karlstad is located in Sweden
Karlstad
Karlstad
Coordinates: 59°22′42″N 13°30′15″E / 59.37833°N 13.50417°E / 59.37833; 13.50417Coordinates: 59°22′42″N 13°30′15″E / 59.37833°N 13.50417°E / 59.37833; 13.50417
Country Sweden
ProvinceVärmland
CountyVärmland County
MunicipalityKarlstad Municipality
Founded byKing Charles IX
Government
 • Chairman of the Executive BoardPer-Samuel Nisser
Area
 • City30.31 km2 (11.70 sq mi)
Elevation
64 m (210 ft)
Population
 (2015 (city); 2015 (metro))[1]
 • City61,492
 • Density2,035/km2 (5,270/sq mi)
 • Metro
90,882
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
65x xx
Area code(s)(+46) 54
Websitewww.karlstad.se

Karlstad is a city in Värmland, Sweden. About 58,544 people live there. Karlstad has a University and a Cathedral.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

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