Karlstad Municipality (Karlstads kommun) is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Karlstad.
The present municipality was established in 1971 when the former City of Karlstad was amalgamated with a number of surrounding rural municipalities.
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Twin towns — Sister cities 
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Coordinates: 59°23′N 13°32′E / 59.383°N 13.533°E