Munkedal

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Munkedal, Sweden
Central Munkedal
Central Munkedal
Munkedal, Sweden is located in Västra Götaland
Munkedal, Sweden
Munkedal, Sweden
Munkedal, Sweden is located in Sweden
Munkedal, Sweden
Munkedal, Sweden
Coordinates: 58°29′N 11°41′E / 58.483°N 11.683°E / 58.483; 11.683Coordinates: 58°29′N 11°41′E / 58.483°N 11.683°E / 58.483; 11.683
CountrySweden
ProvinceBohuslän
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityMunkedal Municipality
Area
 • Total5.41 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total3,718
 • Density687/km2 (1,780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Munkedal is a locality and the seat of Munkedal Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 3,718 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Joakim Andersson, an ice hockey player for the Detroit Red Wings, grew up in Munkedal. Olympian Erland Koch was born here.[2] The Battle of Kvistrum took place near the town.[3]

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 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Erland Koch". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  3. ^ Nils Modig. Strömstad—Gränsstad i Ofred och Krig (2013). Warne Förlag, Sävedalen. pp. 146–159