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Visby

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Visby
Visby skyline
Visby skyline
Coat of arms of Visby
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
City of roses
Visby is located in Gotland
Visby
Visby
Visby is located in Sweden
Visby
Visby
Coordinates: 57°38′05″N 18°17′57″E / 57.63472°N 18.29917°E / 57.63472; 18.29917Coordinates: 57°38′05″N 18°17′57″E / 57.63472°N 18.29917°E / 57.63472; 18.29917
CountrySweden
ProvinceGotland
CountyGotland County
MunicipalityGotland Municipality
Charter1645
Area
 • City12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2012)[2]
 • City23,576
 • Density1,816/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
 • Metro
57,241
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
621 xx
Area code(s)(+46) 498
Websitewww.visby.se
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official nameHanseatic Town of Visby
CriteriaCultural: iv, v
Reference731
Inscription1995 (19th Session)

Visby is the only city on the Swedish island of Gotland. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2005, its population is 22,236.

References[change | change source]

  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.
  2. "Gotland i siffror, pdf". www.gotland.se. Region Gotland. Retrieved 17 June 2014.