Fjällbacka

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Fjällbacka
Fjällbacka from above in August 2008.
Fjällbacka from above in August 2008.
Fjällbacka is located in Västra Götaland
Fjällbacka
Fjällbacka
Fjällbacka is located in Sweden
Fjällbacka
Fjällbacka
Coordinates: 58°36′N 11°17′E / 58.600°N 11.283°E / 58.600; 11.283Coordinates: 58°36′N 11°17′E / 58.600°N 11.283°E / 58.600; 11.283
CountrySweden
ProvinceBohuslän
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityTanum Municipality
Area
 • Total1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total859
 • Density819/km2 (2,120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Fjällbacka is a locality situated in Tanum Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 859 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Fjällbacka is mostly known as a summer tourist resort, with a long history.

Fjällbacka is located approximately 150 km from Gothenburg, 165 km from Oslo and 520 km from Stockholm.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

  • The actress Ingrid Bergman lived here, when she visited Sweden.
  • Swedish crime writer Camilla Läckberg grew up here; many of her books take place in or around Fjällbacka.

References[edit]

  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.
  2. ^ Fjällbacka Official Home Page Fjällbacka