Färgelanda Municipality

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Färgelanda kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Färgelanda kommun
Coat o airms
Färgelanda Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Färgelanda
Aurie[1]
 • Total 618.33 km2 (238.74 sq mi)
 • Laund 588.98 km2 (227.41 sq mi)
 • Watter 29.35 km2 (11.33 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 6,592
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Dalsland
Municipal code 1439
Wabsteid www.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.

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 Swedish). Stateestics Swaden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018. 

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