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Grästorp Municipality

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Grästorps kommun
Coat of airms o Grästorps kommun
Coat airms
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total280.66 km2 (108.36 sq mi)
 • Laund264.68 km2 (102.19 sq mi)
 • Water15.98 km2 (6.17 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total5,730
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1444
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 nor 200 inhabitants in this predominantly rural aurie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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