Haverdal

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Haverdal
Haverdal is located in Sweden Halland
Haverdal
Haverdal
Haverdal is located in Sweden
Haverdal
Haverdal
Coordinates: 56°43′N 12°40′E / 56.717°N 12.667°E / 56.717; 12.667Coordinates: 56°43′N 12°40′E / 56.717°N 12.667°E / 56.717; 12.667
Country Sweden
Province Halland
County Halland County
Municipality Halmstad Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,437
 • Density 573/km2 (1,480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Haverdal is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,437 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Haverdal is a tourist attraction in the summer with a 4 km long beach. There is also a large nature reserve with hiking opportunities and nature views.

History[edit]

The first time Haverdal is mentioned was in the 1650s, when there were just five farms in Haverdal. In the 1800s stonemasonry started, which caused the population to go from 30 to 500. The depression in the 1930s, however, ended this, and the people had to get new jobs.

There is a trilogy by Albert Olsson detailing the rural population of Haverdal in the 17th century and their battle against loose sand.

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.