Ånge

In Ånge municipality you live right in the middle of Ljungandalen’s exceptionally beautiful natural surroundings. You can live in a small town or in one of the urban centres. Thanks to our excellent railway network, you only just over an hour away from the towns of Sundsvall and Östersund. It is an easy matter to get involved with leisure activities and culture. In summer time there are hiking trails, bathing areas and forests teeming with berries and mushrooms. You’ll always get a bite with the fish in our lakes and streams. A rich cultural life with music, theatre and craft traditions are fun elements of everyday life. Active sports associations provide both young and old with a great opportunity to enjoy an active leisure time in both the summer and winter months.

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​​Housing

The municipal property company Ånge Fastighets- & Industri AB can provide accommodation in the municipality’s urban areas.

There is also the opportunity of renting accommodation from private property companies. You’ll find more information about these on Ånge municipality’s website. For refugees who have recently arrived in Sweden, the integration unit in Ånge municipality’s Development Unit provides assistance with finding flats.

Language groups in the locality

Arabic and Dari are the largest language groups. There are many other language groups.​

Associations and organisations

Ånge municipality has a rich association life with respect to sport, culture and other leisure activities. The Church of Sweden and the independent church congregations in the municipality are often committed to helping those who have recently settled in Sweden with activities and support.

You’ll find the associations on Ånge municipality’s association register.

What is available in the immediate area

In Ånge and Fränsta there are shopping centres selling a wide range of different goods, everything from food and clothes to furnishings and building materials. In some of the towns there are small grocer’s shops.

The Central Library in Ånge has a wide range of literature and other materials. There is a cinema in Folkets Hus in Ånge.

In the centre of Ånge you’ll also find social services such as the job centre and Ånge municipality’s social services.​ In Fränsta there is a swimming pool and Ånge you’ll find an ice rink and riding school.

If you need inexpensive furniture or household appliances you’ll find these in Erikshjälpen Secondhand Ånge and Erikshjälpen Secondh​​and Fränsta.

The nearest towns are Sundsvall and Östersund which you can get to in just over an hour by car or train.

Childcare

There are 12 municipal preschools in Ånge municipality. Childcare at night for those who work night shifts is provided at Parkbacken preschool in Ånge.

More information on Ånge municipality’s website.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

There are ten municipal comprehensive schools and one independent comprehensive school in Ånge municipality. More information is available on the municipality’s website.

Boberg Upper Secondary School in Ånge offers the standard national course programmes. At Boberg Upper Secondary School there are three courses at college certification level. This is a quality seal which gives you better opportunities when applying for work after finishing your studies.

Education opportunities

At the municipal adult education Ångström unit/Learning Centre there is the opportunity to study sfi and also get social orientation for those who have recently settled in Sweden.

At the municipal adult education centre you can study as a basic level and also at upper secondary level. We also offer vocational training at upper secondary level. At the learning centre we also offer Särvux for people with functional disabilities.

Ålsta Folk High School in Fränsta provides general education and professional courses with the emphasis on fashion, music and the arts. For people with Swedish as a second language there are also vocational and study preparation courses.

In Sundsvall and Östersund you’ll find the Mid Sweden University with a multitude of different options for those of you who want to study at university. There are good options to commute by train to both towns. Distance learning with collages and universities across the country are other ways to acquire a college education.

Health and medical care

Via Vårdguiden 1177 you can obtain health advice and additional contact details for healthcare in Västernorrland.

At the county council’s health centre in Ånge you’ll find facilities including a child health centre, diabetes nurses, dieticians and physiotherapists.

In Fränsta there is the private Fränsta Health Centre offering the same facilities.

National health dentists can be found in Ånge and Fränsta There are private dentists in Ånge.

The nearest hospital is Sundsvall Hospital which is a general hospital which also provides emergency care and a range of service functions.

Interpreter assistance

We use Sundsvall’s interpreting service which offers amongst other things on-site interpreters, telephone interpreting, message forwarding, and translation of documents and brochures. Interpreting is booked by the authority in question.

Public transport

Ånge has a well-developed public transport system with trains and buses operating to Sundsvall and Östersund.

From Ånge bus and train station in Ånge you can take a bus or train to other parts of the municipality and to Sundsvall, Östersund and other parts of Sweden. Read more about timetables at DinTur.se. Information about timetables ticket reservations is also available at SJ​.

There are airports in Sundsvall and Östersund.

Work and entrepreneurship

Within about an hour's commuting distance you'll find the labour market in the Sundsvall and Östersund area with around 200,000 residents and a large number of big companies. The largest employers in Ånge municipality are industries such as the chemicals industry, garages, forestry and the railway. Ånge municipality itself is the municipality’s largest employer with around 850 employees, many within the fields of care and education.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

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Job headingProfession
Undersköterska vid Parkbackens omvårdnadscenter Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Säljare med eller utan erfarenhet i Ånge. Lön 24 500 kr plus provision Hemförsäljare
Socialsekreterare / konsult inom barn och ungdom Socialsekreterare
Sjuksköterska Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Sjuksköterska Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Personlig assistans i Ånge , Fränsta och Ljungaverk sökes omgående. Personlig assistent
Processoperatör AkzoNobel Alby Processoperatör, papper
Trafikledare Trafikledare, spårburen trafik
Homepartysäljare till nytt Hälso - och Skönhetskoncept Hemförsäljare
Enhetschef Stöd & omsorg Enhetschef inom social omsorg
Biståndshandläggare Socialförvaltningen Biståndsbedömare/Biståndshandläggare
Besöksintervjuare i Ånge Intervjuare, opinionsundersökning
Trafiksamordnare Trafiksamordnare
Signaltekniker Mitt - Ådalsbanan Signaltekniker
Eltekniker Mitt - Ådalsbanan Eltekniker
CE - chaufförer sökes till uppdrag i Ånge Distributionsförare
Timvikarier till bemanningsenheten Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende

Service map

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Ånge

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

9 525

Size by area

3 051  km2

Distance to larger towns

Sundsvall 100 km  

Östersund 100 km

Municipality’s website​​

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