Gothenburg urban area

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Gothenburg
Göteborg
Gothenburg is located in Sweden
Gothenburg
Gothenburg
Coordinates: 57°42′N 11°55′E / 57.700°N 11.917°E / 57.700; 11.917Coordinates: 57°42′N 11°55′E / 57.700°N 11.917°E / 57.700; 11.917
Country Sweden
Province Västergötland and Bohuslän
County Västra Götaland County
Municipality Gothenburg Municipality,
Härryda Municipality,
Partille Municipality and
Mölndal Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 203.67 km2 (78.64 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 549,839
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gothenburg urban area (Göteborgs tätort) is the second largest of the 1,940 localities or urban areas in Sweden. As such it has no administrative or political significance, but is a geographical and statistical entity. The administration is carried out independently by the respective municipalities in which this multimunicipal locality is situated.

It is the seat of Gothenburg Municipality, Partille Municipality and Mölndal Municipality.

Gothenburg urban area stretches over four municipalities in Västra Götaland County. It had 549,839 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

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