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Hofors
Hofors
Central Hofors in February 2009
Central Hofors in February 2009
Official logo of Hofors
Hofors is located in Sweden Gävleborg
Hofors
Hofors
Hofors is located in Sweden
Hofors
Hofors
Coordinates: 60°33?N 16°17?E / 60.550°N 16.283°E / 60.550; 16.283Coordinates: 60°33?N 16°17?E / 60.550°N 16.283°E / 60.550; 16.283
CountrySweden
ProvinceGästrikland
CountyGävleborg County
MunicipalityHofors Municipality
Area
 o Total6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population
(31 December 2010)[1]
 o Total6,681
 o Density958/km2 (2,480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
UTC+2 (CEST)

Hofors (Swedish pronunciation: ['hû:f])[2] is a locality and the seat of Hofors Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 6,681 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Districts

  • Born
  • Böle
  • Bönhusberget
  • Centrum
  • Göklund
  • Hammaren
  • Lillån
  • Muntebo
  • Rönningen
  • Silverdalen
  • Standarn
  • Västerhöjden
  • Robertsholm
  • Fagersta by
  • Långnäs
  • Barkhyttan
  • Stenshyttan

The town of Hofors evolved around an iron industry in the 17th century, which eventually developed into one of Sweden's foremost ironworks, and a subsidiary of the SKF group.

Notable people

Sports

The following sports clubs are located in Hofors:

References

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 11.



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