|Province (län):||Värmland County|
|Historical Province (landskap):||Varmland|
|Residents :||10,644 (December 31, 2019)|
|Area :||1,711.7 km² (January 1, 2016)|
|Population density :||6.2 inhabitants / km²|
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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.
- Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner December 31, 2019 at Statistiska centralbyrån
- Kommunarealer January 1, 2016 at Statistiska centralbyrån (including all inland waters)
- Official website (Swedish, German, English)