Malung-Sälen Municipality

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Malung-Sälens kommun
Coat of arms of Malung-Sälens kommun
Coat of arms
Malung-Sälen Municipality in Dalarna County.png
Coordinates: 60°41′N 13°44′E / 60.683°N 13.733°E / 60.683; 13.733Coordinates: 60°41′N 13°44′E / 60.683°N 13.733°E / 60.683; 13.733
CountrySweden
CountyDalarna County
SeatMalung
Area
 • Total4,339.31 km2 (1,675.42 sq mi)
 • Land4,105.77 km2 (1,585.25 sq mi)
 • Water233.54 km2 (90.17 sq mi)
 Area as of January 1, 2010.
Population
 (June 30, 2012)[2]
 • Total10,414
 • Density2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceDalarna
Municipal code2023
Websitewww.malung.se
Density is calculated using land area only.

Malung-Sälen Municipality (Swedish: Malung-Sälens kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden. The seat is in Malung.

The municipality was created in 1971. It was originally called Malung Municipality (Swedish: Malungs kommun). In 2007, the Government of Sweden decided to change the name as of 1 January 2008 to promote the ski resort of Sälen.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån den 1 januari 2010" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  2. "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 30 juni 2012" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  3. Government Press Release, 1 March 2007 (Swedish)

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