Färjestaden

urban area in Mörbylånga Municipality, Sweden

Färjestaden is a locality in Mörbylånga Municipality on Swedish Baltic Sea island of Öland, which is a part of the county of Kalmar.

Färjestaden
local library
local library
Färjestaden is located in Sweden
Färjestaden
Färjestaden
Coordinates: 56°39′N 16°29′E / 56.650°N 16.483°E / 56.650; 16.483Coordinates: 56°39′N 16°29′E / 56.650°N 16.483°E / 56.650; 16.483
CountrySweden
ProvinceÖland
CountyKalmar County
MunicipalityMörbylånga Municipality
Area
 • Total4.64 km2 (1.79 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total5,018
 • Density1,082/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Earlier, it was the seaport for the ferryboats travelling to Öland from mainland Sweden. Since 1972, it instead houses the Öland Bridge.

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 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

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