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Östersund Destination Guide

Discover Östersund in Sweden!

Östersund in the region of Jämtland with it's 42,940 habitants is a town located in Sweden - some 289 mi (or 465 km) North-West of Stockholm, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Östersund

Local time in Östersund is now 10:16 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Stockholm" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Uppsala, Sveg, Stroemsund, Stockholm, Sodra Vike or Oslo. When in this area, you might want to check out Vastra Odensala, Sorbyn, Sodra Rasten, Sandviken, Rosta and Hornsberg as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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DMU Class Y1 in Östersund Sweden

02:22 min ( July 11, 2012 by BobYork)
Views: 134 - Rating: 5/5

A short film showing two of Inlandsbanan AB DMU's of class Y1 in Östersund, Jämtland, Sweden

Trailer Ski-O Östersund

01:02 min ( February 06, 2012 by Oskar Sandberg)
Views: 438 - Rating: 5/5

Trailer to Skiorienteering-Sprint in Östersund

Rådhuset Östersund / Town Hall of Öst...

07:32 min ( December 04, 2010 by Actionfotograf)
Views: 519 - Rating: 5/5

Live recorded in Östersund, Sweden. During Winterfestival in march 2010. Live inspelat vid rådhuset i Östersund under vinterfestivalen i mars 2010. Very cool lightshow on Town Hall. Fantastic super...

My first timelap movie from Östersund ...

00:25 min ( June 20, 2012 by Ove Nilsson)
Views: 36 - Rating: 0/5

Still pictures taken with Canon EOS 550D and a Samsung Galaxy S III as controller, I have usedthe exilent app "DSLR Controller" to take one picture every 0.6 sec. and then in the film it's 30 pictures...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Östersund during the next days.


Rival Sons

Beginning: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Östersunds FK

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Jämtlands fältjägarregemente

Jämtlands fältjägarregemente (Jämtland Rifle Regiment), also I 5 or I 23, was a Swedish Army infantry regiment located in the province of Jämtland that traced its origins back to the 17th century.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 63.18, 14.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Infantry regiments of Sweden

Jämtkraft Arena

Jämtkraft Arena is a football stadium in Östersund, Sweden. Its current capacity is 5,092 and it was built in 2007. The official tennants are the second tier Superettan side Östersunds FK and Östersunds Damfotbollförening, but many other football clubs in the area regularly play there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 63.18, 14.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Sweden


Jamtli is the name of the regional museum of Jämtland and Härjedalen in Östersund, Sweden. It consists of an open air museum with historical buildings, and an indoor museum with both permanent and temporary exhibitions. “Jamtli” literally means “hillside of Jämtland” in the local dialect. Since the 1980s, the museum has been working with living history in a project entitled Jamtli Historyland.

More reading: Jamtli homepage
Located at 63.18, 14.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1912 establishments in Sweden, Art museums and galleries in Sweden, Jämtland, Museums established in 1912, Museums in Jämtland County, Open air museums in Sweden

Frösö Runestone

Frösöstenen is the northern-most raised runestone in the World and Jämtland's only runestone. It originally stood at the tip of ferry terminal on the sound between the island of Frösön and Östersund. On it is inscribed: Austmaðr, Guðfastr's son, had this stone raised and this bridge built and Christianized Jämtland. Ásbjörn built the bridge. Trjónn and Steinn carved these runes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 63.18, 14.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Runestones in Jämtland

Östersund Municipality

Östersund Municipality is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Östersund, which is also the county seat of Jämtland County. The present municipality was formed in 1971 by the amalgamation of the City of Östersund with five surrounding rural municipalities.

More reading: Östersund Municipality homepage
Located at 63.18, 14.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Jämtland County, Municipalities of Sweden, Östersund