Västerås

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Västerås
Västerås as seen from the Lake of Mälaren
Västerås as seen from the Lake of Mälaren
Nickname(s): 
Mälarstaden
Gurkstaden (Cucumber City)
Västerås is located in Sweden
Västerås
Västerås
Coordinates: 59°36′58″N 16°33′10″E / 59.61611°N 16.55278°E / 59.61611; 16.55278Coordinates: 59°36′58″N 16°33′10″E / 59.61611°N 16.55278°E / 59.61611; 16.55278
CountrySweden
ProvinceVästmanland
CountyVästmanland County
MunicipalityVästerås Municipality
Area
 • City52.94 km2 (20.44 sq mi)
 • Metro
962.78 km2 (371.73 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
 • City110,877
 • Density2,094/km2 (5,420/sq mi)
 • Metro
142,131
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
72x xx
Area code(s)(+46) 21
Websitewww.vasteras.se

Västerås is a town in the county of Västmanland in Sweden. It is the seat of Västerås Municipality.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Localities 2010, area, population and density in localities 2005 and 2010 and change in area and population". Statistics Sweden. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012.

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