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Östersund is a Municipality in north central Sweden, in Jämtland County. The municipality covers an area of 2222.2 km². Of the total population of 58249, 28459 are male, and 29790 are female. The population density of the community is 26 inhabitants per km².

Östersund is a town which borders one of the larger lakes in Sweden. It is also the location of one of the most northerly rune stones, and has a museum Jamtli, which has both an enclosed exhibition area, but also an outdoor area which contains old Swedish buildings, and which is similar to Skansen in Stockholm. The museum contains some very interesting tapestries. Östersund is one of the main campus sites of Mid-Sweden University College.

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Municipalities of Jämtland:
Berg  |  Bräcke  |  Härjedalen  |  Krokom  |  Ragunda  |  Strömsund  |  Åre  |  Östersund

Counties of Sweden  |  Sweden