Karlshamn Municipality (Karlshamns kommun) is a municipality in Blekinge County in southern Sweden. It borders to Olofström Municipality, Sölvesborg Municipality, Ronneby Municipality and Tingsryd Municipality. The city Karlshamn is the seat of the municipality.
The amalgamation of the units in the area took place in 1967 when the City of Karlshamn was merged with Asarum, Hällaryd and Mörrum. The whole territory had formally city status until 1971, when all local government units in Sweden became municipalities of unitary type.
There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Karlshamn 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.
Totally, 31.000 people live in Karlshamn which makes it the second largest municipality in Blekinge County.
Parishes ordered by city and hundreds:
Coordinates: 56°10′N 14°51′E / 56.167°N 14.85°E
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