Borås Municipality

Borås Municipality (Borås kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Borås.

Borås Municipality

Borås kommun
Coat of airms o Borås Municipality
Coat airms
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CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total967.54 km2 (373.57 sq mi)
 • Laund909.9 km2 (351.3 sq mi)
 • Water57.64 km2 (22.25 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total111,026
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1490

In 1971 the Ceety o Borås is made a municipality (kommun) when the unitary type o local govrenment unit wis introducit in Swaden. Three year later a lot o surroondin municipalities wur amalgamatit wi Borås. In 1995 the wastren pairt wis split aff, creatin Bollebygd Municipality.

In the 1990s the municipal assembly (kommunfullmäktige) decidit tae uise the name Borås stad or Ceety o Borås wheniver possible, for the whole municipality, includin rural auries. This decision is purely nominal an haes nae effect on the legal status o the municipality.


Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Borås is twinned wi:

Examples o internaitional co-operations

Twin touns an internaitional co-operation in Borås [3]


  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.
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Freemit airtinsEedit

Coordinates: 57°43′N 12°56′E / 57.717°N 12.933°E / 57.717; 12.933