Halland Coonty

Halland Coonty (Hallands län) is a coonty (län) on the wastren coast o Swaden. It corresponds roughly tae the cultural an historical province o Halland. The caipital is Halmstad.


Hallands län
Coat of airms o Halland
Coat airms
Official logo of Halland
 • GovrenorLars-Erik Lövdén
 • CooncilLandstinget Halland
 • Total5454 km2 (2,106 sq mi)
 (September 30 2011)[1]
 • Total301,122
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 61,339 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 221,000
NUTS RegionSE231

It borders the coonties o Västra Götaland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Skåne an the sea o the Kattegat.


The Coonty o Halland inheritit its coat o airms frae the province o Halland. When it is shown wi a ryal croun it represents the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird.


Counties mainly serve admeenistrative purposes in Swaden. The cultur an history o the aurie is tae be foond in its provincial coonterpairt Halland. The coonty wis designed wi virtually the same bundaries as the province. The major exception is a pairt o Hylte Municipality, which belangs tae the province o Småland.


The main aim o the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is tae fulfil the goals set in naitional politics bi the Parliament an the Govrenment, tae coordinate the interests an promote the development o the coonty, tae establish regional goals an safeguard the due process o law in the handlin o each case. The Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Govrenment Agency heidit bi a Governor. See Leet o Halland govrenors.


Amang the main responsibilities o the Halland Coonty Cooncil (Landstinget Halland) are public health care issues.


Swaden's coonties are entities for Swaden's municipalities, responsible for such things as child care, education, street plannin, etc. Municipalities in Halland Coonty are, frae north tae sooth:

(Population as of June 30, 2005)


Muisic groupsEedit

Localities in order o sizeEedit

The five maist muckle localities o Halland Coonty as defined bi Statistics Swaden 2005:

# Locality Population
1 Halmstad 55 688
2 Varberg 26 041
3 Falkenberg 18 972
4 Kungsbacka 17 784
5 Onsala 11 375


There is an investigation committee appointit bi the govrenment, investigatin the best futur diveesion an responsibitites o the coonties o Swaden, cried Ansvarskommittén. They are wirkin lang-term, but their preliminary reports suggest a muckle reduction o the number o coonties in Swaden. Halland Coonty is there proposed tae be dividit in twa halves, baith tae be combined wi neighbourin muckle coonties.

References an notesEedit

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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Coordinates: 56°43′00″N 12°49′16″E / 56.716566°N 12.821045°E / 56.716566; 12.821045