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Båstad Municipality

Båstads kommun
Coat of airms o Båstad Municipality
Coat airms
CoontySkåne Coonty
 • Total881.9 km2 (340.5 sq mi)
 • Laund209.79 km2 (81.00 sq mi)
 • Water672.11 km2 (259.50 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total15,636
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceScanie an Halland
Municipal code1278

Båstad Municipality (Båstads kommun) is a municipality in Skåne Coonty in soothren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Båstad.

The present municipality wis established in 1971 when the mercat toun (köping) Båstad wis amalgamatit wi the surroondin rural municipalities. Ane parish wis transferred frae Halland Coonty.


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Thare are 6 localities in Båstad Municipality.

In the table thay are leetit accordin tae the size o the population as o 31 December 2005. The municipal seat is in bauld characters.

# Locality Population
1 Båstad 4,793
2 Förslöv 1,998
3 Torekov 883
4 Grevie 769
5 Östra Karup 563
6 Västra Karup 556

Hallandian ridge

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Extendin throu the municipality, markin the mairch tae the province Halland, is the rig o Hallandia, or Hallandsåsen. It is ane o the heichest pynts in the itherwise flat-terrained Scanie, wi a hicht o 226 meters.

The rig reached the public ee in 1997, when a tunnel bein dug throu the rig caused fishes in the streams tae dee an cous grazin on the rig tae acome paralyzit. The raison wis a substance containin the pushionous substance acrylamide uised bi the diggin company tae coonteract a surprisin heich level o grundwatter in the rig.


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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Freemit airtins

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