Last updated: 27 11 2020
In our community you are always close. Close to beautiful nature, countryside and towns. Close to jobs, services and shops. There are many associations and numerous cultural and leisure activities. There is something for everyone here. Welcome to our municipality!
Facts about the municipality
Size by area2,278 km²
Distance to larger towns
- Västervik 70 km
- Kalmar 75 km
- Växjö 127 km
In the municipality there are accommodation companies where you can search for flats with the right of tenancy, cooperative flats and other types of accommodation. On the municipality's website you can read more about the vacant accommodation and the companies which provide them.
Language groups in the locality
In the municipality there are many different language groups represented. Contact the municipality's refugee reception areas for more information.
Associations and organisations
In the municipality there are a large number of associations with different emphases. For example, sports associations, cultural associations, churches and different communions. On the municipality's you can search in the association register for an association which matches your interests.
What is available in the immediate area
The municipality has practically everything you may conceivably need. Here you'll find libraries, food shops and different types of services and stores. There are also sports facilities here and a large range of different leisure and cultural activities. On the municipality's website you can read more about what is available and the activities on offer.
The municipality offers a school system for those who are at home with children. The municipality has teaching facilities such as preschools and family day nurseries for children aged between 1 and 5 years. See the municipality's website for more information.
Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools
The municipality provides comprehensive schools for pupils up to year 9. On the municipality's website you can find more about comprehensive schools and also the opportunities for upper secondary education.
The municipality offers different types of adult education and Swedish for immigrants, sfi. On the municipality's website you can read more about the available opportunities.
Health and medical care
Within the municipality you'll find a number of different forms of care. Here there are amongst other things a welfare centre for general issues and access to child care, antenatal care and dental care. On the municipality's website you can find more information about who you can turn to for different areas of care.
With all contact with the authorities, the municipality and health services, you are entitled to interpreting help if you do not speak or understand Swedish. This is booked in advance of the actual meeting.
There are public transport links in the municipality. Information on timetables and different ways to travel can be found on the municipality's website.
Work and entrepreneurship
In the municipality, or within commuting distance, there are many employers both large and small. The jobs available in the area can be found in the introduction to the presentation under the Vacant jobs tab. On the municipality's website there is information for anyone interested in starting their own company.