Facts and figures

Area

The archipelago of Mönsterås

598 square kilometres
46 000 hectares of forest
6 800 hectares of arable land
1 200 hectares of pasture land

Coastline

150 kilometres (including larger islands)

Archipelago

300 islands larger than 5 000 square kilometres
In addition small islands, rocks and skerries

Rivers

Alsterån: 16 km through the rural district, falls 45 meters
Emån: 36 km through the rural district, falls 60 meter

Population centres

Mönsterås: (6 413)
Ålem: (5 144)
Fliseryd: (1 392)

Total population 2013-12-31
(source: SCB)

12 949 inhabitants