Timrå Municipality

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Timrå Municipality
Timrå kommun
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Coordinates: 62°30′N17°20′E / 62.500°N 17.333°E / 62.500; 17.333
Country Sweden
County Västernorrland County
Seat Timrå
Area
[1]
  Total1,234.17 km2 (476.52 sq mi)
  Land783.3 km2 (302.4 sq mi)
  Water450.87 km2 (174.08 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2021) [2]
  Total17,923
  Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Medelpad
Municipal code 2262

Timrå Municipality (Timrå kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden. The town of Timrå is the municipal seat.

Contents

The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town ( köping ) in 1947. The present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå was amalgamated with Hässjö.

Geography

Timrå is located in a terrain of forest and hills. Traditionally the industry has been dominated by forestry. The timber was transported through the rivers and streams to their destination, most often to sawmills. In tribute to this, the city arms depicts trees and water.

Localities

Demographics

This is a demographic table based on Timrå Municipality's electoral districts in the 2022 Swedish general election sourced from SVT's election platform, in turn taken from SCB official statistics. [3]

In total there were 17,904 residents, including 13,943 Swedish citizens of voting age. [3] 53.2% voted for the left coalition and 45.9% for the right coalition. Indicators are in percentage points except population totals and income.

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References

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 22, 2022. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  3. 1 2 3 "Valresultat 2022 för Timrå i riksdagsvalet" (in Swedish). SVT. 11 September 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2024.