Färgelanda Municipality

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Färgelanda kommun
Coat o airms o Färgelanda kommun
Coat o airms
Färgelanda Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
SeatFärgelanda
Area
 • Total618.33 km2 (238.74 sq mi)
 • Land588.98 km2 (227.41 sq mi)
 • Water29.35 km2 (11.33 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot6,592
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceDalsland
Municipal code1439
Wabsteidwww.fargelanda.se
Density is calculated using land area only.

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

The present municipality wis formit in 1974 when "auld" Färgelanda Municipality (which in 1967 haed absorbit Ödeborg) wis amalgamatit wi Högsäter.

Its coat o airms are based on a medieval seal depictin a harrow. It seembolizes agricultur.

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The scarsely populatit municipalities in the historical province o Dalsland, wi a tot o 50,000 indwallers, hae a unifeed tourism information. Färgelanda wi its law population is preferrin tae boast its natur. Thare are several opportunities for fishin, an Ellenösjön is a popular lake for pikeperch fishin. The natur revserve in Kroppefjäll affers walkin lines an a muntainous natur. Thare are guid possibilities for canoein an soummin in the mony lakes an streams an aw.

Färgelanda haes an auld an well preservit auncient history an aw. Rock carvins in Ödeborg are locatit bi Brötegården Museum; furthermair thare are some 140 grave fields frae the Iron Age scattered in the municipality. Something in atween a museum an a fowk museum is Ödeborg's Fornsal, wi mair nor 6,000 objects gathered frae Dalsland in the last millenias.

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