Älmhult is a municipality in southern Småland, a province itself located in southern Sweden. The municipality, covering 983 square kilometers of forests, lakes and agricultural land, counts 15,400 inhabitants of which 8,500 reside in the main "town".
Älmhult is the birthplace of two world famous persons:
Situated on one of Småland's largest lakes, Möckeln, the Älmhult district offers many possibilities for outdoor activities such as canoeing and fishing. Camping sites, cycle trails and walking paths can also be found in close proximity to the lake. For tourists and business visitors, a variety of accommodation is available: hotel, bed and breakfast and self- catering.
Älmhult boasts its own well-stocked public library, an 18-hole golf course and a wide range of sports clubs and other associations for all age groups. The closest cities, Växjö and Kristianstad, both have their own airports. Larger cities like Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Copenhagen are also easily accessed by railway services.