Örebro Municipality

Örebro Municipality
Örebro kommun
—  Municipality  —

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Örebro
 – Total 1,628.83 km2 (628.9 sq mi)
 – Land 1,380.15 km2 (532.9 sq mi)
 – Water 248.68 km2 (96 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2010.
Population (June 30, 2010)[2]
 – Total 134,725
 – Density 82.7/km2 (214.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 – Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Närke and Västmanland
Municipal code 1880
Website www.orebro.se

Örebro Municipality (Örebro kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Örebro.

The municipality was created from the City of Örebro and surrounding rural municipalities in 1971 and with some areas added in 1974 it had an area of 1,840 km². In 1995 the municipality was split in two when Lekeberg Municipality was recreated in its boundaries from 1967.



Towns and localities with more than 800 inhabitants:

Twin towns

Örebro's seven twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1946) Kolding, Denmark Denmark
  2. (1946) Drammen, Norway Norway
  3. (1947) Lappeenranta (Villmanstrand), Finland Finland
  4. (1979) Stykkishólmur, Iceland Iceland
  5. (2001) Łódź, Poland Poland
  6. (2002) Yantai, China China
  7. (2003) Terrassa, Spain Spain

See also


External links

Coordinates: 59°16′N 15°13′E / 59.267°N 15.217°E / 59.267; 15.217

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