Holmsund

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Holmsund
Holmsund is located in Sweden
Holmsund
Coordinates: 63°42′30″N 20°22′10″E / 63.70833°N 20.36944°E / 63.70833; 20.36944Coordinates: 63°42′30″N 20°22′10″E / 63.70833°N 20.36944°E / 63.70833; 20.36944
CountrySweden
ProvinceVästerbotten
CountyVästerbotten County
MunicipalityUmeå Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total5.48 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total5,489
 • Density1,001/km2 (2,590/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
 
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Holmsund
Holmsund is located in Sweden
Holmsund
Coordinates: 63°42′30″N 20°22′10″E / 63.70833°N 20.36944°E / 63.70833; 20.36944Coordinates: 63°42′30″N 20°22′10″E / 63.70833°N 20.36944°E / 63.70833; 20.36944
CountrySweden
ProvinceVästerbotten
CountyVästerbotten County
MunicipalityUmeå Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total5.48 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total5,489
 • Density1,001/km2 (2,590/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

Holmsund is a locality situated in Umeå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 5,489 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is located 18 km south of the city of Umeå and serves as a port for Umeå. Holmsund lies at the mouth of the Ume River. To the west, across the river estuary, is a town called Obbola. Both Holmsund and Obbola have wood and paper industries. From the southern end of Holmsund a ferry service runs to the Finnish port of Vaasa.

The famous singer Lisa Miskovsky is from Holmsund. Vinnie Jones played one season for third-tier team IFK Holmsund in 1986 and helped them win the league.

Holmsund in pictures[edit]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Holmsund:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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