Hylte Municipality

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Hylte Municipality
Hylte kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Hylte Municipality
Coat of arms
Hylte Municipality in Halland County.png
Country Sweden
County Halland County
Seat Hyltebruk
Area[1]
 • Total 1,046.59 km2 (404.09 sq mi)
 • Land 946.08 km2 (365.28 sq mi)
 • Water 100.51 km2 (38.81 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (March 31, 2015)[2]
 • Total 10,374
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Halland and Småland
Municipal code 1315
Website www.hylte.se

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.

Geography[edit]

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

Localities[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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 mars 2015" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. May 11, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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