Hammarö Municipality

Hammarö Municipality (Hammarö kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the touwn o Skoghall.

Hammarö Municipality

Hammarö kommun
Coat of airms o Hammarö Municipality
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CoontyVärmland Coonty
 • Total464.16 km2 (179.21 sq mi)
 • Laund59.59 km2 (23.01 sq mi)
 • Water404.57 km2 (156.21 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total16,174
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1761

The municipality wis creatit frae Hammarö pairish in 1863, an its territory haes no been affectit bi the great municipal reforms o 1952 an 1971. Wi a laund aurie o anerlie 56.9 km2 it is Swaden's 12t smawest, as well as the smawest in Värmland Coonty.


The municipality consists o the islands Hammarön an Vidön an the adjacent airchipelago. The name Hammarö, or Hammarön, literally means "Hammer Island", an haes gien the municipality its name. The island itsel is 47 km2 lairge, the third lairgest island o Lake Vänern, an locatit aff the shore o Värmland, separatit bi the Klarälven river delta.

Frae Skoghall it is anerlie 7 km tae the ceety o Karlstad. Karlstad Municipality is the anerlie municipality wi brig connections tae Hammarö.


100 years ago the lairgest employers wur aw in the fishin sectors. The day, the company Stora Enso Skoghall, manufacturin cardbuird boxes, haes 950 employees. Seicont is Akzo Nobel Base Chemicals wi 150, manufacturin chemical products.


While the vast majority o Hammarö's indwallers live in a single urban aurie goin bi the Statistics Sweden designation o Skoghall, this urban aurie is split in twa postal auries: Skoghall (wastren pairt) an Hammarö (eastren pairt). The name Skoghall is seldom uised for the urban aurie in its entirety.

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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swaidish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.

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