Bengtsfors Municipality

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Bengtsfors kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Bengtsfors kommun
Coat o airms
Bengtsfors Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Bengtsfors
Aurie[1]
 • Total 1,059.19 km2 (408.96 sq mi)
 • Laund 882.93 km2 (340.90 sq mi)
 • Watter 176.26 km2 (68.05 sq mi)
  Area as of Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 9,905
 • Density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Dalsland
Municipal code 1460
Wabsteid www.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]

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