Härryda Municipality

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Härryda Municipality
Härryda kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Härryda Municipality
Coat of arms
Härryda Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Mölnlycke
Area[1]
 • Total 291.09 km2 (112.39 sq mi)
 • Land 266.78 km2 (103.00 sq mi)
 • Water 24.31 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 35,732
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1401
Website www.harryda.se

Härryda Municipality (Härryda kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Mölnlycke, with about 15,000 inhabitants.

Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport, Sweden's second-largest airport is situated near the locality of Härryda, after which the municipality is named. The airport is named after Landvetter, the second biggest town in the municipality. City Airline has its head office in the Air Cargo Building on the grounds of the airport.[3] Transwede Airways existed, its head office was on the airport property.[4]

Härryda Municipality borders clockwise to the municipalities of Lerum, Bollebygd, Mark, Mölndal, Gothenburg and Partille.

The present municipality was created in 1971 through the amalgamation of the former municipalities of Björketorp, Landvetter and Råda.

Until November 19, 2007 the municipality was the only one in Sweden lacking a coat of arms, just using a logotype.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 31 December 2013" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Contact City Airline." City Airline. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  4. ^ "Home." Transwede Airways. Retrieved on 7 December 2010. "Transwede Airways I P.O. Box 2011 SE-438 11 Landvetter Sweden".
  5. ^ www.harryda.se

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Coordinates: 57°40′N 12°07′E / 57.667°N 12.117°E / 57.667; 12.117