Tranås

Tranås (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈtrɑ̂ːnoːs])[2] is a locality and the seat of Tranås Municipality, Jönköping County, Sweden with 14,197 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

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Summer in Tranås
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Tranås is located in Jönköping
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Tranås is located in Sweden
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Coordinates: 58°02′N 14°58′E / 58.033°N 14.967°E / 58.033; 14.967Coordinates: 58°02′N 14°58′E / 58.033°N 14.967°E / 58.033; 14.967
CountrySweden
ProvinceSmåland
CountyJönköping County
MunicipalityTranås Municipality
Area
 • Total10.56 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total14,197
 • Density1,345/km2 (3,480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

OverviewEdit

It is close to the lake Sommen in the north of Småland. Its main commercial center is located along the main street, Storgatan. The symbol of the town is the crane as featured on the town's coat of arms. Some of the bigger employers in the town are Strömsholmen, Pastejköket, OEM, EFG (European Furniture Group) and IVT.

Since 2005 there is free bus service in the central part of town.[citation needed]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 25.