Grästorp Municipality

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Grästorps kommun
Coat o airms o Grästorps kommun
Coat o airms
Grästorp Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
SeatGrästorp
Area
 • Total280.66 km2 (108.36 sq mi)
 • Land264.68 km2 (102.19 sq mi)
 • Water15.98 km2 (6.17 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot5,750
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1444
Wabsteidwww.grastorp.se
Density is calculatit uisin land aurie anerlie.

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

Grästorp Municipality is located richt in the middle o Västra Götaland Coonty, bi the shores o Lake Vänern.

In the year 1900 the veelage Grästorp wis detached frae Tengene an made a mercat toun (köping). The local govrenment reform o 1952 amalgamatit it wi twal surroondin municipalities (amang them Tengene). The 1971 reform made the term köping obsolete, thus formin Grästorps kommun athoot amendment o territory.

Runestone bi Sal Church

The aurie haes been inhabitit at least syne the Viking Age as it contains several runestanes. Tae the left a stane bi the kirk at Sal. The inscription reads "Torgård satte denna sten efter Toke, sin frände", meanin "Torgård raised this stane for Toke, his friend".


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The seat Grästorp (pop. 3,000) is the anerlie built-up locality wi mair than 200 inhabitants in this predominantly rural aurie.

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Coordinates: 58°20′N 12°40′E / 58.333°N 12.667°E / 58.333; 12.667