Årjäng (municipality)

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Årjäng municipality
Årjäng municipality coat of arms Location of Årjäng municipality
coat of arms Location in Värmland County
State : Sweden
Province (län): Värmland County
Historical provinces (landskap): Dalsland
Main place: Årjäng
SCB code: 1765
Residents : 10,070 (December 31, 2019)
Area : 1653 km² (January 1, 2016)
Population density : 6.1 inhabitants / km²
Website : www.arjang.se
List of municipalities in Sweden

Coordinates: 59 ° 24 '  N , 12 ° 8'  E

Töckfors in Årjäng kommun

Årjäng is a municipality ( Swedish kommun ) in the Swedish province of Värmlands län . The larger, western part of the municipality is in the historical province of Värmland whereas the smaller eastern part is in the historical province of Dalsland . The main town of the municipality is Årjäng .


The municipality is on the border with Norway . The landscape is characterized by many small and large lakes. Largest lakes are:

The Dalsland Canal also runs through some of these lakes.


The European route E18 from Stockholm to Oslo, as well as route 172 (Bengtsfors-Årjäng-Arvika) runs through the municipality of Årjäng. A railway line used to run from Årjäng to Bengtsfors, which is now closed and is used as a trolley line.

Bigger places

Web links

Commons : Årjäng Municipality  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner December 31, 2019 at Statistiska centralbyrån
  2. Kommunarealer January 1, 2016 at Statistiska centralbyrån (including all inland waters)