Filipstad (Municipality)

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Filipstad municipality
Coat of arms of the Filipstad municipality Filipstad municipality location
coat of arms Location in Värmland County
State : Sweden
Province (län): Värmland County
Historical Province (landskap): Varmland
Main place: Filipstad
SCB code: 1782
Residents : 10,644 (December 31, 2019)
Area : 1,711.7 km² (January 1, 2016)
Population density : 6.2 inhabitants / km²
Website :
List of municipalities in Sweden

Coordinates: 59 ° 43 '  N , 14 ° 10'  O Filipstad is a municipality ( Swedish kommun ) in the Swedish province Varmlands Lan and the historical province Värmland . The main town of the municipality is Filipstad .


Filipstad is part of the Bergslagen mining area in central Sweden . There are a number of mines and smelting works in the area of ​​the municipality, but they are now closed - the last mines in Nordmark and Persberg were closed in 1980.

The headquarters and production site of Wasa crispbread is located in the municipality , but Wasa is now part of the Italian Barilla group . In addition, the OLW group from the snack industry has its headquarters here.

Bigger places

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)

Web links

Commons : Filipstad Municipality  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files