Skellefteå municipality is Sweden's largest coastal municipality with 7,217 km2, we have about 360 kilometre of coastline. We have 1,500 lakes and the forest is just around the corner. The sun is up for 22 hours a day around midsummer. We have 209 kilometres cycling routes.
We have rich natural resources, an entrepreneurial spirit and the attitude that nothing is impossible. There are over 6,500 active companies here. That makes us one of Sweden's busiest municipalities in terms of enterprises. Our creative companies in film, advertising and computer games are winning awards around the globe. Our industrial diversity ensures that we have a strong position, even when times are not so good. Our methods of wood construction are cutting edge.
We have more than 72,000 inhabitants.