Surte in September 2008
|County||Västra Götaland County|
|• Total||3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)|
(31 December 2010)
|• Density||1,604/km2 (4,150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
It is a located some 15 kilometers north of Gothenburg. Surte became well-known for its glass works that started its production in 1862 and developed to one of the major mechanized glass works in Sweden. It was bought by PLM in 1960 and shut down in 1978.
- "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
- Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 23.
- Alexander Samuelson, "Design for a Bottle or Similar Object," U. S. Patent D48160, Nov. 1915.
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