Lindesberg Municipality

Lindesberg Municipality
Lindesbergs kommun

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Lindesberg
  Total 1,480.5 km2 (571.6 sq mi)
  Land 1,377.59 km2 (531.89 sq mi)
  Water 102.91 km2 (39.73 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
  Total 23,507
  Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västmanland
Municipal code 1885

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

The present municipality was created 1971 when the former City of Lindesberg and the former market town of Frövi were joined together.


By size, as of 2000:

Twin towns

Lindesberg's five twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1940) Kuusankoski, Finland Finland
  2. (?) Oppdal, Norway Norway
  3. (?) Jammerbugt Municipality, Denmark Denmark
  4. (1990) Frunzensky District, Saint Petersburg, Russia Russia
  5. (1995) Haßberge, Germany Germany


The largest employer is the municipality. After that follow the large hospital, serving the northern parts of Örebro County. Larger companies include Por Pac (Fagerdala Foams), Arvin Meritor and Liab.


Coordinates: 59°35′N 15°15′E / 59.583°N 15.250°E / 59.583; 15.250

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