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IKEA in Kållered
IKEA in Kållered
Kållered is located in Västra Götaland
Kållered is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 57°36′N 12°03′E / 57.600°N 12.050°E / 57.600; 12.050Coordinates: 57°36′N 12°03′E / 57.600°N 12.050°E / 57.600; 12.050
Country Sweden
Province Västergötland
County Västra Götaland County
Municipality Mölndal Municipality
 • Total 4.80 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,456
 • Density 1,554/km2 (4,020/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Kållered is a locality and a township[2] situated in Mölndal Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 7,456 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Kållered is in geographical terms mainly a dell, surrounded by ridges and mountainous terrain, with partially dense forestry particularly towards the south. The locality is a built up area, despite the number of inhabitants. Kållered is home to a hive of small industries; some of the companies that can be found are: soil- and quarrying industries, construction companies, and infotech companies.[3]

Communications Kållered is located 10 km south of Gothenburg.[4] Kållered is also accessible by road or by public transport via the E6/E20 motorway and the western mainline railway link Västkustbanan.[5] The commuter train stops in Kållered on its route between Gothenburg and Kungsbacka. This is run by Västtrafik. Apart from the commuter trains, Västtrafik offers several bus routes to and from Gothenburg and points south Lindome.[6]

Shopping Kållered is home to two shopping malls, the most recent of which is named K-galleria, with several stores and some eateries.[7] Other, larger stores are located outside the mall itself, such as Coop Forum,[8] Elgiganten,[9] and an IKEA superstore [10] The larger of the two malls is Eken-Center, with two floors of retail space and is home to a McDonald's as well.[11]

Kållered Centre Inhabitants in Kållered enjoy excellent access to services, for example a number of restaurants, a sub-post office, library, café’s, food store, and a district health care centere. A florist, hairdressers, and a youth club are also to be found in the centre.[12][13]

Education There are four schools in Kållered, Brattåsskolan, Östergård, Hallenskolan and Streteredsskolan.[14]

Leisure activities There are many different woodland paths and lakes in Kållered, as well as recently upgraded dedicated pedestrian and cycle paths. The lakes in which people bathe are: Färåstjärns[15] and Tulebo Lake.[16] Angling is allowed by law in five different lakes in Kållered; Tulebosjön, Färåstjärn, Hårssjön, Nordtjärn, and Våmmedalsstjärn.[17] Six different playgrounds can also be found in Kållered, they are: Frälseängen, Märgelvägen, Nordgårdsvägen, Pilvägen, Skaftevägen, and Våmmedal.[18] Kållered has its own sports club; KSK: Kållered’s Sports Club (Kållered Sportklubb). The club has three different sections; football, ice hockey, and bandy.[19]


  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. ^ "Kållered". ne.se (in Swedish). Nationalencyklopedin. Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Nationalencyklopedin, Bra Böcker AB Höganäs, 1993, p.621
  4. ^ Bra Böckers Lexikon, Bra Böcker AB Höganäs, 1977, p85
  5. ^ Stora Focus, Esselte Focus Uppslagsböcker AB, 1988, p.118
  6. ^ "Kommunikationer p.10" (PDF). molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  7. ^ "butiker". shoppingparkkallered.se (in Swedish). Shopping Park Kållered. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  8. ^ "Butikssök". coop.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  9. ^ "Göteborg, Kållered". elgiganten.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  10. ^ "varuhusinformation". ikea.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  11. ^ "EKEN CENTER (first page)". ekencenter.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  12. ^ "Ett bra serviceutbud - i en sliten miljö p.11" (PDF). molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  13. ^ "Kommersiell service och verksamheter p." (PDF). molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  14. ^ "Kållered". molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. 2010-09-02. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  15. ^ "Färåstjärns badplats". molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. 2010-12-29. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  16. ^ "Tulebosjöns badplats". molndal.se (in Swedish). 2010-12-29. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  17. ^ "Kållered". molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  18. ^ "Lekplatser i Kållered". molndal.se (in Swedish). Mölndals kommun. 2010-12-29. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  19. ^ "Välkommen till Kållered Sportklubb och Kållered Sportcenter". kalleredsk.se (in Swedish). Kållereds Sport Klubb. Retrieved 2011-01-16.