Bengtsfors Municipality

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Bengtsfors kommun
Coat o airms o Bengtsfors kommun
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KintraSwaden
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
SeatBengtsfors
Area
 • Total1,059.19 km2 (408.96 sq mi)
 • Land882.93 km2 (340.90 sq mi)
 • Water176.26 km2 (68.05 sq mi)
 Area as of Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot9,905
 • Density9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceDalsland
Municipal code1460
Wabsteidwww.bengtsfors.se
Density is calculatit uisin land aurie anerlie.

Bengtsfors Municipality (Bengtsfors kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Bengtsfors.

The present municipality wis formit in 1971 when the umwhile mercat toun (köping) o Bengtsfors (institutit in 1926) wis amalgamatit wi the municipalities o Bäckefors, Lelång an Steneby.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes hintle water auries, consistin o lakes an streams. It maks it a guid place for canoein, fishin an bathin.

Ivery year a canoein marathon cried Dalslands Kanot Marathon+, or DKM+, is held. It is an enduring 55 km lang (a marathon "plus"), stretchin through the mony municipal streams, an ane o Swaden's lairgest canoein competitions.

Bengtsfors is crossed bi the Dalsland Canal an aw.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Localities in the municipality an inhabitants:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.

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