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Åre Municipality

Åre Municipality
Åre kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Åre Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Jämtland County
Seat Järpen
Area[1]
 • Total 8,236.54 km2 (3,180.15 sq mi)
 • Land 7,199.45 km2 (2,779.72 sq mi)
 • Water 1,037.09 km2 (400.42 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (March 31, 2015)[2]
 • Total 10,534
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Jämtland
Municipal code 2321
Website www.are.se

Åre Municipality (Swedish: Åre kommun) is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Järpen.

The present municipality was formed in 1974 through the amalgamation of "old" Åre Municipality with the surrounding municipalities Hallen, Kall, Mörsil and Undersåker. The largest village, Järpen, situated in Undersåker, was chosen as the seat of the new entity.

Contents

  • Localities 1
  • Gallery 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Localities

There are six localities (or urban areas) in Åre Municipality:[3]

# Locality Population
1 Järpen 1,439
2 Åre 1,260
3 Mörsil 674
4 Duved 637
5 Undersåker 384
6 Hallen 223

The municipal seat in bold

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" ( 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 mars 2015" (in Swedish).  
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden as of December 31, 2005

External links

  • Åre Municipality - Official site
  • VisitAre.com - Tourism site
  • Åre Bike Park - Official site
  • Åre Bike Festival - Official site
  • www.are-sweden.com - Information on Are Ski resort

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