Götene Municipality

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Götene Municipality

Götene kommun
Coat of airms o Götene Municipality
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KintraSwaden
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
SeatGötene
Area
 • Total620.7686 km2 (239.6801 sq mi)
 • Laund404.5686 km2 (156.2048 sq mi)
 • Water216.2 km2 (83.5 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total13,242
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1471
Websitewww.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 18 Apryle 2014.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. 21 Februar 2018. Retrieved 21 Februar 2018.

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