Borgholm Municipality

Borgholms kommun
County Kalmar County
Province Öland
Seat Borgholm
 • Total
196th of 290
10,983 inhabitants
 • Total area
 • Land area
 • Water area
153rd of 290
683.80 km²
680.19 km²
 • Total
194th of 290
16.1 inhabitants/km²
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Area and population as of December 31, 2006

Borgholm Municipality (Borgholms kommun) is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden, constituting the northern half of the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea. The municipal seat is located in the city of Borgholm.

Notable historic sites in this municipality are Borgholm Castle and Halltorps Estate.

The local government reform in the 1970s saw the creation of two municipalities on the island of Öland. Borgholm Municipality is the northern of the two and consists of sixteen original (pre-1952) entities. The southern half of the island is made up of Mörbylånga Municipality.



There are 5 urban areas (also called Tätort or localities) in Borgholm 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 Borgholm 3,093
2 Köpingsvik 609
3 Löttorp 455
4 Rälla 440
5 Björkviken 243

Sister cities

Borgholm has four sister cities (a.k.a. twin towns):


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Coordinates: 56°53′N 16°39′E / 56.883°N 16.65°E / 56.883; 16.65

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