Umeå Municipality

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Umeå Municipality (Swedish: Umeå kommun) is a municipality in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Umeå, which is also the county seat of Västerbotten County.

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Administration

The municipality is an administrative entity defined by geographical borders, consisting of Umeå and a large area around it. The present municipality consists of many former local government units joined together in a series of municipal reforms carried out between 1952 and 1974.

A 65-member municipal assembly (kommunfullmäktige) is elected by proportional representation for a four-year term. The assembly appoints the 9-member executive committee (kommunstyrelsen) and the 7 governing commissioners. The executive committee and the commissioners are headed by the chairman (kommunstyrelsens ordförande).

Localities

There are 20 localities (or urban areas) in Umeå Municipality:[3]

The municipal seat in bold

Other villages

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Umeå Municipality is twinned with:

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