Avesta is an industrial town in southern in middle Sweden. Avesta is about 2 hours from and Arlanda Airport. The easiest way to get into Avesta is either by car or train.

Landmarks in the Area

Railway station
is situated 3½ km southeast of Avesta. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Nature reserve
is situated 3 km southwest of Avesta. Photo: Vivo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway halt
Photo: V-wolf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Avesta is a locality and the seat of Avesta Municipality in , , with 11,949 inhabitants in 2015.The name is first found in 1303 as "Aghastadhum". Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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