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Falun seen from the Sveriges Radio building

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Falun is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 60°36′26″N 15°37′52″E / 60.60722°N 15.63111°E / 60.60722; 15.63111Coordinates: 60°36′26″N 15°37′52″E / 60.60722°N 15.63111°E / 60.60722; 15.63111
Country Sweden
Province Dalarna
County Dalarna County
Municipality Falun Municipality
Charter 1641
 • City 27.1716 km2 (10.4910 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,052.65 km2 (792.53 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • City 37,291
 • Density 1,372/km2 (3,550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 791 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 23

Falun is a town in the county of Dalarna in Sweden. It is the seat of Falun Municipality. Several times, the town has applied to host the Olympic Winter Games.


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