About Falun


Falun is the largest town in Dalarna, with more than 56,000 inhabitants, and the town is only 19 km from Borlänge, which is almost the same size. It is 224 km from the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Falun is a secure and good place to live, close to beautiful natural surroundings with many lakes. A unique feature of Falun is that the municipality works with many small inputs together with associations and companies, which together make a difference for you as a new arrival in Sweden in making close contacts and networks with native-born Swedes.

Facts about Falun:

-Population : ca. 56 700

-Size by area : 2275 km2

-Distance to larger towns : Gävle 92 km,

   Stockholm 224 km , Göteborg 466 km