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
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyKronoberg County
MunicipalityVäxjö Municipality
Area
 • Total29.29 km2 (11.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total65 000
 • Density1,899/km2 (4,920/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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.

Famous people from Växjö[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2000 och 2005" (xls) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
  2. "Folkmängd" (in Swedish). Växjö Municipality. Retrieved 2010-04-10.