Hylte Municipality

Hylte Municipality (Hylte kommun) is the only inland municipality of Halland County in southwest Sweden. The industrial town Hyltebruk is the seat of the municipality.

Hylte Municipality

Hylte kommun

Coat of arms
CountrySweden
CountyHalland County
SeatHyltebruk
Area
  Total1,046.59 km2 (404.09 sq mi)
  Land946.08 km2 (365.28 sq mi)
  Water100.51 km2 (38.81 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
  Total10,914
  Density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceHalland and Småland
Municipal code1315
Websitewww.hylte.se

The first Hylte Municipality was created in 1952 through the amalgamation of three minor units in Jönköping County. In 1974 further amalgamations took place and the county boundary was redrawn.

Geography

The municipality straddles the boundary of two historic provinces, Halland and Småland.

Localities

There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Hylte 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.

#LocalityPopulation
1Hyltebruk3,742
2Torup1,239
3Unnaryd760
4Rydöbruk385
5Landeryd372
6Kinnared297

References

  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 2018" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 23, 2019.

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