Västerås Municipality

Västerås Municipality (Västerås kommun) is a municipality in Västmanland Coonty in central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Västerås.

Västerås kommun
Coat of airms o Västerås kommun
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CoontyVästmanland Coonty
 • Total1137.835976 km2 (439.320926 sq mi)
 • Laund959.015976 km2 (370.278138 sq mi)
 • Water178.82 km2 (69.04 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total150,134
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1980
Density is calculated using land area only.

The municipality prefers tae uise the denomination Västerås stad (Ceety o Västerås) for the whole territory, includin rural auries.

The municipality evolvit gradually durin the municipal reforms in Swaden. Maist o the amalgamations teuk place in 1967 an the municipality in its present form wis creatit in 1971. Thare are 30 oreeginal local govrenment units athin the present municipality.


The lairgest touns wi pop. figurs frae 2005:


  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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