Svenljunga Municipality

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Svenljunga Municipality
Svenljunga kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Svenljunga Municipality
Coat of arms
Svenljunga Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
CountrySweden
CountyVästra Götaland County
SeatSvenljunga
Area[1]
 • Total987.15 km2 (381.14 sq mi)
 • Land919.76 km2 (355.12 sq mi)
 • Water67.39 km2 (26.02 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total10,659
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1465
Websitewww.svenljunga.se

Svenljunga Municipality (Svenljunga kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Svenljunga.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when five municipal units (or parts thereof) were amalgamated. The number of original entities (as of 1863) is 14.

Through the municipality the river Ätran flows in a scenic valley. It flows through the town of Svenljunga, where an old bridge crosses it.

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 december 2017" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.

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Coordinates: 57°30′N 13°07′E / 57.500°N 13.117°E / 57.500; 13.117