Båstad Municipality

Båstad Municipality (Båstads kommun) is a municipality in Skåne Coonty in soothren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Båstad.

Båstad Municipality

Båstads kommun
Coat of airms o Båstad Municipality
Coat airms
Båstad Municipality in Scania County.png
CoontySkåne Coonty
 • Total881.9 km2 (340.5 sq mi)
 • Laund209.79 km2 (81.00 sq mi)
 • Water672.11 km2 (259.50 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total14,796
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceScanie an Halland
Municipal code1278

The present municipality wis established in 1971 when the mercat toun (köping) Båstad wis amalgamatit wi the surroondin rural municipalities. Ane parish wis transferred frae Halland Coonty.


Thare are 6 localities in Båstad Municipality.

In the table thay are leetit accordin tae the size o the population as o 31 December 2005. The municipal seat is in bauld characters.

# Locality Population
1 Båstad 4,793
2 Förslöv 1,998
3 Torekov 883
4 Grevie 769
5 Östra Karup 563
6 Västra Karup 556

Hallandian ridgeEedit

Extendin throu the municipality, markin the mairch tae the province Halland, is the rig o Hallandia, or Hallandsåsen. It is ane o the heichest pynts in the itherwise flat-terrained Scanie, wi a hicht o 226 meters.

The rig reached the public ee in 1997, when a tunnel bein dug throu the rig caused fishes in the streams tae dee an cous grazin on the rig tae acome paralyzit. The raison wis a substance containin the pushionous substance acrylamide uised bi the diggin company tae coonteract a surprisin heich level o grundwatter in the rig.


  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swaidish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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