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Jönköping Municipality

Jönköping Municipality
Jönköpings kommun
Coat of arms of Jönköping Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Jönköping County
Seat Jönköping
 • Total 1,925.02 km2 (743.25 sq mi)
 • Land 1,480.36 km2 (571.57 sq mi)
 • Water 444.66 km2 (171.68 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (March 31, 2015)[2]
 • Total 132,349
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Småland
Municipal code 0680

Jönköping Municipality (Swedish: Jönköpings kommun) is a municipality in Jönköping County, southern Sweden. The city Jönköping is the municipal seat. The municipality is situated by the southern end of lake Vättern.


  • Historical background 1
  • Localities 2
  • International relations 3
    • Twin towns — Sister cities 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Historical background

The area of the present municipality consists of more than twenty original municipal entities, among them three former cities. In 1952 the number of units was reduced to thirteen. The present municipality was created in connection with the nationwide local government reform of 1971.


There are 16 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Jönköping Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Jönköping 84,423
2 Bankeryd 6,498
3 Taberg 4,223
4 Tenhult 2,916
5 Gränna 2,578
6 Odensjö 1,714
7 Kaxholmen 1,402
8 Trånghalla 1,251
9 Lekeryd 763
10 Barnarp 724
11 Bottnaryd 723
12 Tunnerstad 314
13 Skärstad 309
14 Ölmstad 308
14 Örserum 308
16 Öggestorp 227

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

The municipality is twinned with:[3]

See also


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

External links

  • Jönköping Municipality - Official site
  • Coat of arms

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