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Visby skyline
Visby skyline
Coat of arms of Visby
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): City of roses
Visby is located in Gotland
Visby is located in Sweden
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
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Charter 1645
 • City 12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[2]
 • City 23,576
 • Density 1,816/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 57,241
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 621 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 498
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Hanseatic Town of Visby
Criteria Cultural: iv, v
Reference 731
Inscription 1995 (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". Region Gotland. Retrieved 17 June 2014.