Kinda Municipality

Kinda Municipality

Kinda kommun
Coat of arms of Kinda Municipality
Coat of arms
Kinda Municipality in Östergötland County.png
CountyÖstergötland County
 • Total1,301.96 km2 (502.69 sq mi)
 • Land1,129.47 km2 (436.09 sq mi)
 • Water172.49 km2 (66.60 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total9,940
 • Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code0513

Kinda Municipality (Kinda kommun) is a municipality in Östergötland County, southeast Sweden. The municipal seat is located in the town Kisa, with some 4,000 inhabitants.

The present municipality was created in 1974 through the amalgamation of three municipalities called Norra Kinda, Södra Kinda and Västra Kinda (North, South and West Kinda respectively), which had been formed in 1952 from the nine original entities. The name was taken from the old Kinda Hundred.



Naturewise, the municipality is above all known for the Kinda Canal, a waterway of canals taking boat tours from lake Roxen south through Linköping, ending in Horn. The total distance is 90 km.


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 20, 2020. Retrieved February 20, 2020.

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Coordinates: 57°59′N 15°37′E / 57.983°N 15.617°E / 57.983; 15.617