Place:Ånge, Västernorrland, Sweden


Alt namesÅnge kommun
Borgsjösource: Family History Library Catalog
Ångesource: Family History Library Catalog
Ångesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates62.517°N 15.667°E
Located inVästernorrland, Sweden
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Inhabited place
Urban area
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Ånge Municipality (Ånge kommun) is a municipality in Västernorrland County, northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Ånge.

The railway junction Ånge was in 1947 made a market town (köping) and detached from Borgsjö. In 1971 they were reunited and together with Haverö and Torp the present municipality was formed.

The municipal most known slogan is Sweden's geographical center. It was in 1947 measured by the Royal Institute of Technology to be situated by the lake Munkbysjön (Lake Munkby), in the municipality's eastern parts. In 2002 the slogan was changed to Wonderful byways.

13 kilometers east of the town Ånge lies the town Borgsjö. It has a widely acclaimed rococo church from the 18th century.

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