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Tvååker is located in Sweden Halland
Tvååker is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 57°03′N 12°24′E / 57.050°N 12.400°E / 57.050; 12.400Coordinates: 57°03′N 12°24′E / 57.050°N 12.400°E / 57.050; 12.400
Country Sweden
Province Halland
County Halland County
Municipality Varberg Municipality
 • Total 2.23 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,534
 • Density 1,134/km2 (2,940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Tvååker is the second largest locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,534 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is located about 15 km south-east of Varberg.


The actual name Tvååker could be translated as twofield (or twoacre). But it is instead a corruption of the name Toaker (1198). The word to has been interpreted as flax, i.e. "flax field".[2]


The village has a lower secondary school, Bosgårdsskolan as well as an upper secondary school, Mungagårdsgymnasiet, which is focused on farming, tourism and handicraft.


The football team, Tvååkers IF was formed in 1920 and has a male team for the first time as high as 2nd league and a joint female team with Galtabäck in the 5th league. A floorball-team, Tvååkers IBK, was formed in 1986 and played in the top league for two seasons in the early 1990s.

Other sports clubs located in Tvååker include:

People from Tvååker[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 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Svenskt ortnamnslexikon 2003.