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Borås

urban area in Borås Municipality, Sweden

Borås is a town in the county of Västra Götaland in Sweden. It is the seat of Borås Municipality.

Borås
Borås
Borås
Coat of arms of Borås
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Textiletown
Borås is located in Sweden
Borås
Borås
Coordinates: 57°43′16″N 12°56′25″E / 57.72111°N 12.94028°E / 57.72111; 12.94028Coordinates: 57°43′16″N 12°56′25″E / 57.72111°N 12.94028°E / 57.72111; 12.94028
CountrySweden
ProvinceVästergötland
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityBorås Municipality
Founded1621
Area
 • Total31.40 km2 (12.12 sq mi)
Elevation
143 m (469 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total66,273
 • Density2,111/km2 (5,470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
501 xx
Area code(s)(+46) 33
WebsiteOfficial website
Borås.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Localities 2010, area, population and density in localities 2005 and 2010 and change in area and population". Statistics Sweden. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Borås at Wikimedia Commons