Götene Municipality

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Götene Municipality
Götene kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Götene Municipality
Coat o airms
Götene Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Götene
Aurie[1]
 • Total 620.7686 km2 (239.6801 sq mi)
 • Laund 404.5686 km2 (156.2048 sq mi)
 • Watter 216.2 km2 (83.5 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 13,242
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1471
Wabsteid www.gotene.se

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

When the first Swadish local govrenment acts went intae force in 1863, 20 rural municipal entities (each correspondin tae a pairish o the Kirk o Swaden) wur creatit in the aurie. The municipal reform o 1952 groupit them intae three new, lairger, units. Thir wur amalgamatit in 1967 tae form the present municipality.

The twa maist notable sichts in the municipality are the muntain/rig Kinnekulle (wi 306 meters the heichest pynt in the coonty) an the veelage Husaby, wi an auld kirk an kirk well, whaur the first Christian keeng o Swaden, Olof Skötkonung, is believit tae hae been baptizit.

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Population figurs frae Statistics Sweden.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Götene haes a sister ceety in Lithuanie. It is cried Pasvalys an haes aboot 37,000 indwallers, whaur 9,700 live in the urban aurie Pasvalys.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Götene is pairt o the Läckö-Kinnekulle tourism aurie. Tae boast its geographical uniqueness, it uises a seembol o the Kinnekulle muntain mirrorin in Lake Vänern.

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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