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Sweden Västra Götaland location map.svg
Localization of Västra Götaland in Sweden
State : Sweden
Province  (län): Västra Götalands län
Historical Province (landskap): Västergötland
Coordinates : 57 ° 45 ′  N , 12 ° 10 ′  E Coordinates: 57 ° 45 ′  N , 12 ° 10 ′  E
SCB code : 4432
Status: Crime scene
Residents : 929 (December 31, 2015)
Area : 1.08 km²
Population density : 860 inhabitants / km²
Postal code : 433 04, 433 75 - 433 76
List of perpetrators in Västra Götaland County

Jonsered is a place ( Tatort ) in the Swedish province of Västra Götalands län and the historical province (landskap) Västergötland .

The place belongs to the municipality Partille and is located about 15 kilometers east of Gothenburg . A small part of the village (2 inhabitants on 1 hectare , 2015) is on the territory of the neighboring municipality of Lerum to the east .

The Jonsered brand for forestry, park and gardening equipment is named after the place.


Jonsered is on the Swedish section of European route 20 between Gothenburg and Alingsås . In addition, the Västra stambanan railway , which connects Gothenburg with Stockholm , runs through the town. The line to Jonsered was opened in 1856 as the first section of the Gothenburg – Stockholm railway line. To the east of the village is Lake Aspen with the crime scene Lerum on the opposite bank.

Jonsereds kyrka

The Franciskusgården is a Roman Catholic monastery within the local limits of Jonsered . The local church, built in Gothic style, was built between 1858 and 1860 at the instigation of the industrialist William Gibson according to plans by the architect Adolf Wilhelm Edelswärd .

The soccer team of the local sports club Jonsereds IF made an impact across the region when they played in the Swedish second division for several years.

Industrial plants in the 1920s

Jonsered was an important textile location from the 1830s, when the Scotsman William Gibson founded Jonsereds Fabrikers AB to manufacture canvas and as a spinning mill. The company later expanded its production to include chainsaws, joinery, forestry equipment and fire hoses before it was taken over by Electrolux in the 1970s and only continued as the Jonsered brand .

Daughters and sons

Individual evidence

  1. a b Statistiska centralbyrån : Land area per Tatort, folkmängd and invånare per square kilometer. Vart femte år 1960 - 2015 (database query)
  2. Statistiska centralbyrån : perpetrators 2015 som delas av commungräns (Excel file)

Web links

Commons : Jonsered  - album with pictures, videos and audio files