Borgholm

city and the seat of Borgholm Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden

Borgholm is a town on the Swedish Baltic Sea island of Öland, in the county of Kalmar. It is the seat of Borgholm Municipality.

Borgholm
Borgholm Castle in August 2006
Borgholm Castle in August 2006
Coat of arms of Borgholm
Borgholm is located in Kalmar
Borgholm
Borgholm
Borgholm is located in Sweden
Borgholm
Borgholm
Coordinates: 56°52′45″N 16°39′21″E / 56.87917°N 16.65583°E / 56.87917; 16.65583Coordinates: 56°52′45″N 16°39′21″E / 56.87917°N 16.65583°E / 56.87917; 16.65583
CountrySweden
ProvinceÖland
CountyKalmar County
MunicipalityBorgholm Municipality
Founded1816
Area
 • Total2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total3,071
 • Density1,201/km2 (3,110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
387 xx
Area code(s)(+46) 485
WebsiteOfficial website

Becoming a town in 1816, Borgholm was the seat of Öland County between the years of 1819 and 1826.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Borgholm at Wikimedia Commons