Skara Municipality

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

Skara Municipality

Skara kommun
Skara Town Hall

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 58°23′N 13°26′E
CountrySweden
CountyVästra Götaland County
SeatSkara
Area
  Total448.69 km2 (173.24 sq mi)
  Land428.65 km2 (165.50 sq mi)
  Water20.04 km2 (7.74 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
  Total18,829
  Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1495
Websitewww.skara.se

The area of the municipality consists of 16 original local government entities. The municipal reform of 1952 grouped them into four new entities. In 1971 the City of Skara was amalgamated with the rural municipalities to form the present unit.

Localities

Varnhem is renowned for its medieval monastery.

See also

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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