Lerum Municipality

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Lerum Municipality

Lerums kommun
Lerum Railway Station
Lerum Railway Station
Coat of arms of Lerum Municipality
Coat of arms
Lerum Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Coordinates: 57°46′N 12°18′E / 57.767°N 12.300°E / 57.767; 12.300Coordinates: 57°46′N 12°18′E / 57.767°N 12.300°E / 57.767; 12.300
CountrySweden
CountyVästra Götaland County
SeatLerum
Area
 • Total308.38 km2 (119.07 sq mi)
 • Land258.61 km2 (99.85 sq mi)
 • Water49.77 km2 (19.22 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total42,137
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1441
Websitewww.lerum.se
Density is calculated using land area only.

Lerum Municipality (Lerums kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden, situated just east of Gothenburg. Its seat is located in the town of Lerum.

In 1969 the municipality got its present size when "old" Lerum was amalgamated with Skallsjö and Stora Lundby.

In 2007, Lerum Municipality launched a new logotype to be used instead of its official municipal coat of arms which features the head of an ox and three oak leaves.[3] Municipal officials and PR staff felt the coat "outdated". Although no longer used, the coat of arms still has official status. The new logotype features a multi-coloured weaving pattern.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  3. ^ Lerum Municipality: Lerums logotyp Archived 2010-08-29 at the Wayback Machine, accessed on February 16, 2009 (in Swedish)

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