The town straddles the short river connecting Övre Fryken (Northern lake) with Mellan-Fryken (Middle lake). Printing and packaging are significant industries in Sunne, with plants for companies such as Tetra Pak and Miller Graphics, the local college provides a specialist course in printing technology.
Sven-Göran Eriksson, the former English football team's coach, has a house on the outskirts of the town. Sunne was the home of the Nobel Prize in Literature winner Selma Lagerlöf after whom the town's two hotels are named. In the Summer there is a large music festival. Also the prominent Swedish author Göran Tunström was born and raised in Sunne, as well as the painter Tage Åsén who made the cover paintings for two of his books about Sunne and who currently is working with his project about Sunne called Brobytornet (the Broby Tower). Broby is the name Selma Lagerlöf gave Sunne in her books. Each year The Foundation Selma Lagerlöf Literary Prize awards a prominent Swedish writer.
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