Vänersborg Municipality

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Vänersborg Municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Vänersborg.

Vänersborg Municipality

Vänersborgs kommun
Vänersborg Railway Station
Vänersborg Railway Station
Coat of arms of Vänersborg Municipality
Coat of arms
Vänersborg Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
CountyVästra Götaland County
 • Total898.83 km2 (347.04 sq mi)
 • Land642.7 km2 (248.1 sq mi)
 • Water256.13 km2 (98.89 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total39,591
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland and Dalsland
Municipal code1487

The present municipality was created during the local government reform in the early 1970s. In 1971 the City of Vänersborg became a municipality of unitary type and three years later it was amalgamated with three surrounding municipalities. The number of original local government entities (as of 1863) is eight.


International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

The following cities are twinned with Vänersborg:[3]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 20, 2020. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
  3. ^ "Nätverk och vänorter". Vänersborgs kommun.

Coordinates: 58°23′N 12°19′E / 58.383°N 12.317°E / 58.383; 12.317