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Visby skyline
Visby skyline
Coat of arms of Visby
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): City of roses
Country  Sweden
Province  Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Charter 1645
 • City 12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2017)
 • City 24,330
 • Density 1,816/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 58,003
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 621 xx
Area code(s) (+46) 498
UNESCO World Heritage site
Official name Hanseatic Town of Visby
Criteria Cultural: iv, v
Reference 731
Inscription 1995 (19th Session)

Visby is the only city on the Swedish island of Gotland. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2005, its population is 22,236.

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