Grebbestad

Grebbestad (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɡrɛ̂bːɛsta(d)])[2] is a locality situated in Tanum Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. As of 2010, there were 1,401 inhabitants,[1] though this number can increase by as much as ten-fold during the summer.[verification needed] The town is also the harbour where the majority of Norway lobster (in Swedish havskräfta) are landed, as well as oysters.[citation needed]

Grebbestad
February 2007 view of Grebbestad from Stöberget
February 2007 view of Grebbestad from Stöberget
Grebbestad is located in Västra Götaland
Grebbestad
Grebbestad
Grebbestad is located in Sweden
Grebbestad
Grebbestad
Coordinates: 58°42′N 11°15′E / 58.700°N 11.250°E / 58.700; 11.250Coordinates: 58°42′N 11°15′E / 58.700°N 11.250°E / 58.700; 11.250
CountrySweden
ProvinceBohuslän
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityTanum Municipality
Area
 • Total1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,401
 • Density1,164/km2 (3,010/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

SportsEdit

The following sports clubs are located in Grebbestad:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 9.

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