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The church in Lerdala
The church in Lerdala
Lerdala is located in Västra Götaland
Lerdala is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 58°29′N 13°43′E / 58.483°N 13.717°E / 58.483; 13.717Coordinates: 58°29′N 13°43′E / 58.483°N 13.717°E / 58.483; 13.717
Country Sweden
Province Västergötland
County Västra Götaland County
Municipality Skövde Municipality
 • Total 0.63 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 409
 • Density 647/km2 (1,680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Lerdala is a locality situated in Skövde Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 409 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is located between Skövde and Skara. In the summer there are many more people due to the high number of summer cabins in the surrounding area. Lerdala is not to be mixed with the neighbouring village of Timmersdala. Lerdala has a school with around 100 children in the ages of 6-13, also a kindergarten.

Outside Lerdala in the Skara direction there is a bathing place which in the summer attracts a lot of people, a partying place called "Gröna lund". Also there is a golf course which is considered to be one of the hardest in the region. Sparresäter is a private school for "Nature care" it is located 5 km from Lerdala across the valley. The nature around Lerdala is amazing, formed by the ice age the landscape is almost moonlike not a flat spot. With hills, valleys, swamps, thick woods, big natural "pits" it is forbidden to "destroy" or change anything.

Cross-country skier Marcus Hellner was born in Lerdala on 25 November 1985. Sportsjournalist Johanna Frändén was also born here.


  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.