Härnösand Municipality

Härnösand Municipality
Härnösands kommun

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Västernorrland County
Seat Härnösand
  Total 1,938.58 km2 (748.49 sq mi)
  Land 1,058.36 km2 (408.64 sq mi)
  Water 880.22 km2 (339.85 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
  Total 25,116
  Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Ångermanland
Municipal code 2280

Härnösand Municipality (Härnösands kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Härnösand (pop. 18,000).

The present municipality was formed in 1969 through the amalgamation of the City of Härnösand with Säbrå (itself created in 1952 when five former entities were merged) and Högsjö.

Its coat of arms depict a beaver with a pike in its mouth.



Coordinates: 62°38′N 17°56′E / 62.633°N 17.933°E / 62.633; 17.933

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