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Västerviks kommun
Västervik vapen.svg
County Kalmar County
Province Småland
Seat Västervik
Västervik Municipality in Kalmar County.png
 • Total
67th of 290
36,400 inhabitants
 • Total area
 • Land area
 • Water area
45th of 290
2,035.36 km²
1,881.91 km²
 • Total
175th of 290
19.3 inhabitants/km²
Municipal code {{{code}}}
Area and population as of December 31, 2006
Västervik and Valdemarsvik Municipality are part of the Tjust region with a rich archipelago.

Västervik Municipality (Västerviks kommun) is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden, with its seat in the city of Västervik.

The present municipality was created in 1971, when the former City of Västervik was amalgamated with eight surroundning rural municipalities.



There are 11 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Västervik Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Västervik 20,694
2 Gamleby 2,805
3 Ankarsrum 1,337
4 Överum 1,270
5 Gunnebo 989
6 Piperskärr 462
7 Loftahammar 432
8 Hjorted 338
9 Edsbruk 311
10 Totebo 256
11 Almvik 202

International relations


Twin towns — Sister cities

The municipality is twinned with[1]:


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External links

Coordinates: 57°45′N 16°38′E / 57.75°N 16.633°E / 57.75; 16.633


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