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Östersund
Staare
Östersund as seen from Frösön
Östersund as seen from Frösön
Coat of arms of Östersund
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Centre of Sweden
Motto: Vinterstaden
(Winter City)
Country Sweden
Province Jämtland
County Jämtland County
Municipality Östersund Municipality and
Krokom Municipality
Charter 1786
Founded by King Gustav III
Area
 • City 27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,220.50 km2 (857.34 sq mi)
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)
 • City 44,327
 • Density 1,625/km2 (4,210/sq mi)
 • Metro 58,686
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 831 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 63
Demonym Östersundare

Östersund is a town in the county of Jämtland in Sweden. It is the seat of Östersund Municipality.



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