|County||Västra Götaland County|
|• Total||441.22 km2 (170.36 sq mi)|
|• Land||426.6 km2 (164.7 sq mi)|
|• Water||14.62 km2 (5.64 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (June 30, 2016)|
|• Density||26/km2 (66/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The local government reform of 1952 formed this municipality through the amalgamation of a lot of very small municipalities. It got its name from the only larger built-up locality in the area, Vårgårda. Its territory was not affected by the reform of 1971.
Industrially, Vårgårda Municipality has several nationwide recognized companies, such as Autoliv.
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 juni 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
- Vårgårda Municipality - Official site