Växjö Municipality

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Växjö Municipality (Växjö kommun) is a municipality in Kronoberg County in southern Sweden, where Växjö is the seat.

The municipality was created in 1971 by the amalgamation of the City of Växjö with the surrounding municipalities. The number of original local government entities (as of 1863) included in the present municipality is 29.

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Localities

There are 12 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in the City of Växjö.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2006. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

The Greenest City in Europe

City of Växjö has a longterm and strategic environmental and climate work. Växjö has a goal to become Fossil Fuel Free and the result to 2009 compared to 1993 is a reduction of fossil carbon dioxid emissions per inhabitant by 34 percent. City of Växjö has got two international awards in 2007 and international media says Växjö is the Greenest City in Europe. Read more on the webbpage http://www.vaxjo.se/english

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

The municipality is twinned with: [3]

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