Ydre Municipality

Ydre Municipality
Ydre kommun

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Östergötland County
Seat Österbymo
  Total 778.62 km2 (300.63 sq mi)
  Land 675.42 km2 (260.78 sq mi)
  Water 103.2 km2 (39.8 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
  Total 3,665
  Density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Östergötland
Municipal code 0512
Website www.ydre.se

Ydre Municipality (Ydre kommun) is a municipality in Östergötland County, southeast Sweden. The municipal seat is located in the town of Österbymo.

The municipality was created through the local government reform of 1952, when six former entities were united. The name was taken from the old Ydre Hundred. Its area remained unchanged by the reform of 1971.


There are 3 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Ydre 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 Österbymo 873
2 Hestra 490
3 Rydsnäs 304


At least two churches have a medieval foundation: The Asby Church in Asby, and Torpa Church on the countryside. There is also an attractive church from the 18th century, Norra Vi Church, located just by lake Sommen.

See also


Coordinates: 57°50′N 15°16′E / 57.833°N 15.267°E / 57.833; 15.267

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