Munkfors Municipality

Munkfors Municipality (Munkfors kommun) is a municipality in Värmland Coonty in wast central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Munkfors.

Munkfors Municipality

Munkfors kommun
Coat of airms o Munkfors Municipality
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CoontyVärmland Coonty
 • Total147.97 km2 (57.13 sq mi)
 • Laund141.58 km2 (54.66 sq mi)
 • Water6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total3,680
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1762

In 1952 the rural municipality Ransäter got the title o a mercat toun (köping) an the name Munkfors efter its anerlie built-up locality. Wi the local govrenment reform o 1971 it became a municipality o unitary type athoot addition o territory. The municipality is the day the 9t smawest bi population in Swaden.

In Ransäter lees the Geijer Schuil, in honour o author Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783-1843), who wis born at the Ransäter ferm. A seicont notable Ransäter native wis Tage Erlander (1901-1985), who wis Prime Meenister o Sweden 1946-1969.

The municipality haas ane sister ceety: Lindsborg, Kansas, U.S.A.


  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 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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