|— Municipality —|
|County||Västra Götaland County|
|• Total||303.08 km2 (117.02 sq mi)|
|• Land||253.54 km2 (97.89 sq mi)|
|• Water||49.54 km2 (19.13 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2010.|
|Population (June 30, 2012)|
|• Density||80/km2 ( 210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
Stenungsund Municipality (Stenungsunds kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Stenungsund. The municipality is situated by the sea inside the islands Orust and Tjörn and traversed by the E6 and Bohus Line, in which it has three stops (Stora Höga, Stenungsund and Svenshögen).
The municipality was formed through amalgamation in 1952. In 1971 a parish from a dissolved municipality was added.
In 2006, archaeological excavations in the area revealed a series of burial sites dating between 1 AD and 300 AD.
Since the 1950s, Stenungsund Municipality has become the center for the petrochemical industry. Its distinguished silhouette is four giant chimneys, belonging to a large power plant.
The following sports clubs are located in Stenungsund Municipality:
- Stenungsund Municipality - Official site