Kramfors

Last updated: 14 12 2020

In Kramfors – with Ådalen and the High Coast, a world heritage site – you can lead a safe, intimate and inspiring existence. The town of Kramfors and the surrounding small and dynamic communities can offer scenic nature experiences along Ångermanälven, by the coast and in the forests.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

18,353

Size by area

2,891 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Stockholm 470 km
  • Sundsvall 94 km
  • Härnösand 43 km
  • Örnsköldsvik 98 km
  • Umeå 194 km
  • Sollefteå 41 km
Aerial photograph of the Höga Kusten Bridge. The tall suspension bridge extends across a river.

Housing

Kramfors municipality has a wide variety of housing options, including locations near the sea or by Ångermanälven. There are many good-value options for flats, detached houses or second homes.

Information and contact details are available on our website. You can also get information from Välkommen hit, our digital moving-in guide. It explains everything about housing, house prices, landlords, commuting distances, schools and much more.

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    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

    There are more than thirty fantastic nature reserves in the municipality. The area has great conditions for exercise and training, and has a varied outdoor life all year round.

    We have indoor swimming pools and beaches, ice rinks, sports and bowling centres, cross-country skiing trails and slopes for downhill skiing. There are also more than 300 associations that you are welcome to join. Athletics clubs and associations for e g angling, motor sports, dance, culture, art, politics and choir singing all contribute to a strong and warm sense of community and context.

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    What is available in the immediate area

    On Välkommen hit, our digital moving-in guide, you can see what is available in your immediate area via a map function. For example, you can see where bus stops, schools, shops, sports facilities and hospitals are located by choosing different categories.

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    Childcare

    We provide preschool activities if you are at home with a child. We have preschools and family day nurseries for children aged between 1 and 5. See our website for more information.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    On our website you can find information about primary and secondary schools and upper secondary programmes in Kramfors municipality.

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    Education opportunities

    There are also various adult education programmes and Sfi , Swedish for immigrants. Read more on our website about the different options.

    Health and medical care

    On Region Västernorrland's website you can read about medical care and health and find information about health and medical care centres, hospitals, dental care and emergency and accident wards.

    Interpreter assistance

    Kramfors municipality can provide telephone interpreters if necessary.

    Public transport

    Travelling to and from Kramfors is easy, by bus, train or air. Read more about transport on our website.

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    Work and entrepreneurship

    There are both large and small employers in Kramfors municipality and within commuting distance. Our website advertises vacant jobs in the municipality and has information for anyone who wants to start their own business.