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Haparanda kommun is located on the coast in northern part of province Norrbotten., Norrbotten län (BD). Part of Luleå stift (diocese)
9 275 (1979).
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Karl-Gustav Nedertorneå-Haparanda    
Ceased: Karungi Nedertorneå Seskarö kbfd
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Haparanda city Haparanda was founded in 1809 to replace Torneå city which belonged to Finland and was lost after the was against Russia. It received city privileges 1848. Is still a "twin city" with Torneå in Finland och opposite sides of a bay from Torne älv (river). The rail station was built during the first world war 1914-18. Pop: 2 720
Nedertorneå - Haparanda SCB# 258301.
1809-09-05: Created as Neder-Torneå from part of Nedertorneå fg in Finland (when Sweden lost Finland to Russia after the war).
1810: Transferred from Västerbottens län to Norrbottens län (BD).
1910: Name changed to Nedertorneå.
1923-05-01: Created Seskarö kbfd.
1928-04-13: Name changed to Nedertorneå-Haparanda. Split into 3 kbfd: Nedertorneå, Haparanda and Seskarö kbfd. Haparande already had its own books for some time.
1975-01-01: Nedertorneå and Haparanda kbfd joined.
1976-12-31: Seskarö kbfd dissolved, i.e. area remains in Nedertorneå-Haparanda fg.
Church books: Birth: -, HFL -.
1865-1923 Separate books for Fångvårdsanstalten (the prison). Archived at Landsarkivet.
Karl-Gustav SCB# 258304.
1745: Named Karungi kapellag.
1783: Renamed Karl Gustav.
Church books: Birth: 1793-, HFL 1784-.
Seskarö kbfd 1923-05-01: Created within Nedertorneå fg. 
1976-12-31: Dissolved
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SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. "fg" = församling, stadsfg = stadsförsamling, "kbfd" =kyrkobokföringsdistrikt.
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