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Flen in 2007
Flen in 2007
Coat of arms of Flen
Coat of arms
Country Sweden
Province Södermanland
County Södermanland County
Municipality Flen Municipality
 • Total 4.45 km2 (1.72 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)
 • Total 6,229
 • Density 1,400/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Flen is an urban area in the county of Örebro in Sweden. It is the seat of Flen Municipality.

Other things which made Flen famous is "Violen från Flen", a song written by Ulf Peder Olrog in the 1940s. The town also plays an important role in "Du ringde från Flen", 1992 dansband song by Grönwalls. The town is also mentioned in the Kent songs "Flen/Paris" on the 2005 EP "The Hjärta & Smärta EP" and "Ensam lång väg hem" on the 2010 album "En plats i solen".

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