Vara Municipality

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Vara Municipality
Vara kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Vara Municipality
Coat of arms
Vara Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Vara
Area[1]
 • Total 700.604375 km2 (270.504861 sq mi)
 • Land 696.914375 km2 (269.080145 sq mi)
 • Water 3.69 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 15,609
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1470
Website www.vara.se

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

The present municipality consists of 25 original local government entities (as of 1863). Between 1974 and 1982 the territory of present Essunga Municipality was also included.

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Coordinates: 58°16′N 12°57′E / 58.267°N 12.950°E / 58.267; 12.950