Gullspång Municipality

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Gullspång Municipality
Gullspångs kommun
Coat of arms of Gullspång Municipality
Coat of arms
Gullspång Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Gullspång and Hova
 • Total 554.95 km2 (214.27 sq mi)
 • Land 312.89 km2 (120.81 sq mi)
 • Water 242.06 km2 (93.46 sq mi)
  Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total 5,280
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland and Värmland
Municipal code 1447
Density is calculated using land area only.

Gullspång Municipality (Gullspångs kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the towns of Gullspång and Hova.

The present municipality was formed through the amalgamation of the former entities of Amnehärad, Hova and part of Visnum. The name was taken from the locality Gullspång.


Gullspång Municipality borders to Mariestad Municipality and Töreboda Municipality in Västra Götaland County It also east-wards borders to Laxå Municipality in Örebro County and north-wards to Kristinehamn Municipality in Värmland County.

The southern part of the municipality contains the northern part of Swedish national park Tiveden.


The two main towns are Hova and Gullspång. The central administration is placed in Hova, thus constituting the municipal seat, but there are also offices in Gullspång. Because of the rivalry between Gullspång and Hova the municipality prefers to call them the "two main localities" ("huvudtätorter").


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.

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Coordinates: 58°59′N 14°07′E / 58.983°N 14.117°E / 58.983; 14.117