Halland Coonty

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Halland

Hallands län
Coat of airms o Halland
Coat airms
Official logo of Halland
 
KintraSwaden
CaipitalHalmstad
Govrenment
 • GovrenorLars-Erik Lövdén
 • CooncilLandstinget Halland
Area
 • Total5454 km2 (2,106 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30 2011)[1]
 • Total301,122
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 61,339 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 221,000
NUTS RegionSE231

Halland Coonty (Hallands län) is a coonty (län) on the wastren coast o Swaden. It corresponds roughly tae the cultural an historical province o Halland. The caipital is Halmstad.

It borders the coonties o Västra Götaland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Skåne an the sea o the Kattegat.

Heraldry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty o Halland inheritit its coat o airms frae the province o Halland. When it is shown wi a ryal croun it represents the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird.

Province[eedit | eedit soorce]

Counties mainly serve admeenistrative purposes in Swaden. The cultur an history o the aurie is tae be foond in its provincial coonterpairt Halland. The coonty wis designed wi virtually the same bundaries as the province. The major exception is a pairt o Hylte Municipality, which belangs tae the province o Småland.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main aim o the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is tae fulfil the goals set in naitional politics bi the Parliament an the Govrenment, tae coordinate the interests an promote the development o the coonty, tae establish regional goals an safeguard the due process o law in the handlin o each case. The Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Govrenment Agency heidit bi a Governor. See Leet o Halland govrenors.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Amang the main responsibilities o the Halland Coonty Cooncil (Landstinget Halland) are public health care issues.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Halland County.png

Swaden's coonties are entities for Swaden's municipalities, responsible for such things as child care, education, street plannin, etc. Municipalities in Halland Coonty are, frae north tae sooth:

(Population as of June 30, 2005)

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Muisic groups[eedit | eedit soorce]

Localities in order o size[eedit | eedit soorce]

The five maist muckle localities o Halland Coonty as defined bi Statistics Swaden 2005:

# Locality Population
1 Halmstad 55 688
2 Varberg 26 041
3 Falkenberg 18 972
4 Kungsbacka 17 784
5 Onsala 11 375

Futur[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is an investigation committee appointit bi the govrenment, investigatin the best futur diveesion an responsibitites o the coonties o Swaden, cried Ansvarskommittén. They are wirkin lang-term, but their preliminary reports suggest a muckle reduction o the number o coonties in Swaden. Halland Coonty is there proposed tae be dividit in twa halves, baith tae be combined wi neighbourin muckle coonties.

References an notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Halland Coonty

Coordinates: 56°43′00″N 12°49′16″E / 56.716566°N 12.821045°E / 56.716566; 12.821045