Place:Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden


Alt namesVästerås kommun
Arossource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 279
Arosiasource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 29
City of Västeråssource: Wikipedia
Västeråssource: Family History Library Catalog
Västeråssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Västerås Stadsource: Wikipedia
Västra Arossource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 279
Westeråssource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 29
Coordinates59.617°N 16.55°E
Located inVästmanland, Sweden     (1000 - )
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Inhabited place
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Västerås Municipality (Västerås kommun) is a municipality in Västmanland County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Västerås.

The municipality prefers to use the denomination Västerås stad (City of Västerås) for the whole territory, including rural areas.

The municipality evolved gradually during the municipal reforms in Sweden. Most of the amalgamations took place in 1967 and the municipality in its present form was created in 1971. There are 30 original local government units within the present municipality.

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