|Alt names||Västerås kommun|
|Aros||source: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 279|
|Arosia||source: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 29|
|City of Västerås||source: Wikipedia|
|Västerås||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Västerås||source: Getty Vocabulary Program|
|Västerås Stad||source: Wikipedia|
|Västra Aros||source: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 279|
|Westerås||source: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 29|
|Located in||Västmanland, Sweden (1000 - )|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
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.