Veddige

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Veddige
Veddige is located in Sweden
Veddige
Veddige
Coordinates: 57°16′N 12°19′E / 57.267°N 12.317°E / 57.267; 12.317Coordinates: 57°16′N 12°19′E / 57.267°N 12.317°E / 57.267; 12.317
Country Sweden
Province Halland
County Halland County
Municipality Varberg Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.77 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,045
 • Density 1,156/km2 (2,990/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Veddige is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 2,045 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is located near the river Viskan, about 20 km from the central place of Varberg. The scenery of Veddige is dominated by a huge church from the 19th century. The village also gave its name to the parish. The three oldest words for parish are Wighöger 1347, in Wyghöghä 1378, and Widhöya 1418. Veddige's sports team is the local ice-hockey team, the Veddige Vipers, playing in Division 3 of the Swedish League.

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  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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