Varberg Municipality

Varberg Municipality (Varbergs kommun) is a municipality in Halland County, in southwest Sweden. Its seat is in Varberg.

Varberg Municipality

Varbergs kommun
Coat of arms of Varberg Municipality
Coat of arms
Varberg Municipality in Halland County.png
CountrySweden
CountyHalland County
SeatVarberg
Area
 • Total1,703.35 km2 (657.67 sq mi)
 • Land868.71 km2 (335.41 sq mi)
 • Water834.64 km2 (322.26 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total64,601
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceHalland and Västergötland
Municipal code1383
Websitewww.varberg.se
Map of Varberg Municipality

It was formed in 1971 through the amalgamation of the City of Varberg and the surrounding rural municipalities. There are 25 original local government entities included in the municipality.

5,000 people are commuting out from the municipality, mainly to Gothenburg and Falkenberg. 3,200 people are commuting into Falkenberg.

LocalitiesEdit

There are 16 urban areas (also called a tätort or locality) in Varberg Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Varberg 26,041
2 Tvååker 2,390
3 Veddige 2,192
4 Träslövsläge 1,985
5 Bua 1,792
6 Trönninge 847
7 Skällinge 603
8 Södra Näs 600
9 Väröbacka 521
10 Rolfstorp 502
11 Tångaberg 445
12 Åsby 429
13 Kungsäter 360
14 Tofta 350
15 Himle 259
16 Löftaskog 226

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

The municipality is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-01. Retrieved 2010-05-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit