Uddevalla Municipality

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Uddevalla Municipality
Uddevalla kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Uddevalla Municipality
Coat of arms
Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Uddevalla
Area[1]
 • Total 733.03 km2 (283.02 sq mi)
 • Land 637.69 km2 (246.21 sq mi)
 • Water 95.34 km2 (36.81 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 53,025
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Bohuslän
Municipal code 1485
Website www.uddevalla.se

Uddevalla Municipality (Uddevalla kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Uddevalla.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the City of Uddevalla (which had absorbed the rural municipality Bäve in 1945) was amalgamated with the surrounding municipalities Forshälla, Lane-Ryr, Ljungskile, Skredsvik and parts of Skaftö.

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Coordinates: 58°21′N 11°55′E / 58.350°N 11.917°E / 58.350; 11.917