Hylte Municipality

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Hylte Municipality

Hylte kommun
Coat of arms of Hylte Municipality
Coat of arms
Hylte Municipality in Halland County.png
CountyHalland County
 • Total1,046.59 km2 (404.09 sq mi)
 • Land946.08 km2 (365.28 sq mi)
 • Water100.51 km2 (38.81 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
 (31 December 2018)[2]
 • Total10,914
 • Density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceHalland and Småland
Municipal code1315

Hylte Municipality (Hylte kommun) is the only inland municipality of Halland County in southwest Sweden. The industrial town Hyltebruk is the seat of the municipality.

The first Hylte Municipality was created in 1952 through the amalgamation of three minor units in Jönköping County. In 1974 further amalgamations took place and the county boundary was redrawn.


The municipality straddles the boundary of two historic provinces, Halland and Småland.


There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Hylte Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Hyltebruk 3,742
2 Torup 1,239
3 Unnaryd 760
4 Rydöbruk 385
5 Landeryd 372
6 Kinnared 297


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.

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Coordinates: 57°00′N 13°15′E / 57.000°N 13.250°E / 57.000; 13.250