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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
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
CountyGotland County
MunicipalityGotland Municipality
Charter1645
Area
 • City12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • City24,330
 • Density1,816/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
 • Metro
58,003
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 2012-01-27. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Gotland i siffror, pdf". www.gotland.se. Region Gotland. p. 65. Retrieved 8 March 2018.