Svenljunga Municipality

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Svenljunga Municipality
Svenljunga kommun
Coat of arms of Svenljunga Municipality
Coat of arms
Svenljunga Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Svenljunga
 • Total 987.15 km2 (381.14 sq mi)
 • Land 919.76 km2 (355.12 sq mi)
 • Water 67.39 km2 (26.02 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 10,679
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1465

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.


  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 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017. 

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