Laholm Municipality

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Laholm Municipality
Laholms kommun
Municipality
Laholm Municipality logotype
Laholm Municipality logotype
Coat of arms of Laholm Municipality
Coat of arms
Laholm Municipality in Halland County.png
Country Sweden
County Halland County
Seat Laholm
Area[1]
 • Total 963.38 km2 (371.96 sq mi)
 • Land 882.96 km2 (340.91 sq mi)
 • Water 80.42 km2 (31.05 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 23,517
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Halland
Municipal code 1381
Website www.laholm.se

Laholm Municipality (Laholms kommun) is a municipality in Halland County in southwest Sweden. The seat is located in Laholm.

The amalgamation process during the local government reform in the 1970s took place in two steps. In 1971 the City of Laholm merged with two rural municipalities forming the unitary municipality and three years later four more units were added.

Localities[edit]

There are 14 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Laholm Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Laholm 5,835
2 Mellbystrand 1,681
3 Veinge 1,176
4 Knäred 1,129
5 Våxtorp 986
6 Lilla Tjärby 882
7 Vallberga 647
8 Genevad 597
9 Skummeslövsstrand 454
10 Skottorp 451
11 Ränneslöv 425
12 Hishult 356
13 Ysby 246
14 Hasslöv 242

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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. 

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Coordinates: 56°31′N 13°02′E / 56.517°N 13.033°E / 56.517; 13.033