Virserum

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Virserum
Virserum is located in Kalmar
Virserum
Virserum
Virserum is located in Sweden
Virserum
Virserum
Coordinates: 57°19′N 15°35′E / 57.317°N 15.583°E / 57.317; 15.583Coordinates: 57°19′N 15°35′E / 57.317°N 15.583°E / 57.317; 15.583
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyKalmar County
MunicipalityHultsfred Municipality
Area
 • Total2.62 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,742
 • Density665/km2 (1,720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Virserum (Swedish pronunciation: [²vɪʂːɛˌrɵm])[2] is a locality situated in Hultsfred Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden with 1,742 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Prior to 1971 it was a köping. The history of Virserum goes back to the Middle Ages, and in the 1950s the town was a centre for the furniture industry. In the village of Bösebo, 10 km east of Virserum you can find evidence of settlement from 2500 B.C.

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  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-10. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 27.