Ludvika Municipality

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Ludvika Municipality (Ludvika kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County, central Sweden. It has its seat in the town of Ludvika.

In 1971 the City of Ludvika (itself instituted as such in 1919) was amalgamated with the adjacent municipalities of Grangärde and Säfsnäs, forming the present entity.

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Localities

Figures as of 2004.

  • Other/countryside 2,967

(source: [1])

Largest employers

(Source [2])

Sister cities

The municipality has three sister cities: two in Finland – Imatra and Kontiolahti – and one in Germany, Bad Honnef.

Sports

Many sport teams have their origins in Ludvika Municipality. The soccer teams "Östansbo IS" (ÖIS), "Ludvika FK" (LFK, male) and "IFK Ludvika" (female) come from Ludvika and play in divisions 4 and 3. All three also have junior teams. There is also an ice-hockey team, Ludvika Hockey Förening Lightning. Other teams include ping-pong teams as well as other sports.

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Coordinates: 60°08′N 15°11′E / 60.133°N 15.183°E / 60.133; 15.183

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