Kungsbacka Municipality

Kungsbacka Municipality (Kungsbacka kommun) is a municipality in Halland Coonty on the Swadish wast coast, some 30 km sooth o Gothenburg. The municipal seat is locatit in the toun Kungsbacka.

Kungsbacka kommun
Coat of airms o Kungsbacka kommun
Coat airms
Kungsbacka Municipality in Halland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyHalland Coonty
SeatKungsbacka
Area
 • Total1472.94 km2 (568.71 sq mi)
 • Laund606.67 km2 (234.24 sq mi)
 • Water866.27 km2 (334.47 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total81,986
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceHalland
Municipal code1384
Websitewww.kungsbacka.se
Densitie is calculatit uisin land aurie anerlie.

In 1969 Tölö wis mergit intae the Ceety o Kungsbacka. In 1971 the municipality wis creatit when the ceety amalgamatit wi Särö. The feenal step wis taken in 1974 when three mair umwhile municipalities wur addit tae form the new entity.

Kungsbacka Municipality is closely integratit in the region o Metropolitan Gothenburg, but despite this it is admeenistratively no a pairt o Västra Götaland Coonty like the rest o the region.

A local geographical landmark is the glacial ridge Fjärås bräcka, tae the sooth o Kungsbacka, but it is the coast that is the predominant geographical featur. The municipality receives its drinkin watter frae the nearbi lake Lygnern; the watter unnergoes a natural filtering process as it trickles through the ridge, contributin tae its quality.

LocalitiesEedit

There are 22 urban auries (cried a tätort or locality an aw) in Kungsbacka Municipality.

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

# Locality Population
1 Kungsbacka 17,784
2 Onsala 11,375
3 Billdal 1) 9,609
4 Åsa 3,218
5 Särö 2,982
6 Fjärås kyrkby 2,213
7 Frillesås 2) 1,924
8 Backa 1,516
9 Vallda 1,439
10 Anneberg 1,398
11 Västra Hagen 810
12 Ölmanäs 787
13 Buerås 556
14 Halla Heberg 509
15 Lerkil 411
16 Gundal och Högås 363
17 Hagryd-Dala 355
18 Hjälmared 341
19 Brattås 339
20 Kläppa 298
21 Hjälm 251
22 Röda Holme 201

1) Billdal is a bimunicipal [1] locality. Aboot 3,000 o the inhabitants are in Gothenburg Municipality.

2) A minor pairt o Frillesås is in Varberg Municipality.

ReferencesEedit

  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.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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