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AB 70

Ludvika Municipality

Ludvika Municipality (Ludvika kommun) is a municipality in Dalarna County, central Sweden. Seat in the town Ludvika .

In 1971 the City of Ludvika (itself instituted as such in 1919) was amalgamated with the adjacent municipalities of Grangärde and Säfsnäs, forming the present entity.

Localities

Figures as of 2004.

  1. Ludvika 13,724
  2. Grängesberg 3,356
  3. Sunnansjö 758
  4. Saxdalen 752
  5. Fredriksberg 741
  6. Nyhammar 682
  7. Sörvik 540
  8. Blötberget 529
  9. Persbo/Gräsberg 459
  10. Gonäs 432
  11. Landforsen/Håksberg 438
  12. Grangärde 374
  13. Other/Countryside 2,967

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Largest employers

  1. ABB Group 2,400
  2. County medical facilities 600
  3. Spendrups brewery 285
  4. VBU Västerbergslagens Utbildningscentrum 220
  5. RSV Tax Office 110
  6. Samhall-gruppen 80
  7. GIA Industri AB 75
  8. Brunnsviks folkhögskola 75
  9. Connex Sverige AB 70
  10. Seco Tools AB 70
  11. ISS Cleaning 60

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Sister cities

Three sister cities -- two in Finland: Imatra and Kontiolahti, and one in Germany: Bad Honnef.

Sports

Many sportteams have their origins in Ludvika Municipality. Soccer is one of them, the teams "Östansbo IS" (ÖIS), "Ludvika FK" (LFK, male) and "IFK Ludvika" (female) come from Ludvika and play in divisions 4 and 3. All three also have junior teams, for younger people. And there is also one ice-hockey team, Ludvika Hockey Förening Lightning. Other teams include ping-pong-teams as well as other sports.

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