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
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 2018)[2]
  Total63,630
  Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceHalland and Västergötland
Municipal code1383
Websitewww.varberg.se

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.

Localities

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.

#LocalityPopulation
1Varberg26,041
2Tvååker2,390
3Veddige2,192
4Träslövsläge1,985
5Bua1,792
6Trönninge847
7Skällinge603
8Södra Näs600
9Väröbacka521
10Rolfstorp502
11Tångaberg445
12Åsby429
13Kungsäter360
14Tofta350
15Himle259
16Löftaskog226

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

The municipality is twinned with:[3]

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