Hallstahammar Municipality

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Hallstahammar Municipality
Hallstahammars kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Hallstahammar Municipality
Coat o airms
Hallstahammar Municipality in Västmanland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västmanland Coonty
Seat Hallstahammar
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 180.134024 km2 (69.550135 sq mi)
 • Laund 169.574024 km2 (65.472897 sq mi)
 • Watter 10.56 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 15,843
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västmanland
Municipal code 1961
Wabsteid www.hallstahammar.se

Hallstahammar Municipality (Hallstahammars kommun) is a municipality in Västmanland Coonty in central Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Hallstahammar.

In 1971 "auld" Hallstahammar (wi the status o a köping syne 1943) wis amalgamatit wi pairts o the dissolvit Kolbäck landwart municipality tae form the present municipality o unitar teep.

The municipal slogan is "Bo hos oss/Live wi us", which reflects the ambition o the present municipal leadership tae boost population figurs.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is subdividit intae twa parishes: Hallstahammar-Berg an Kolbäck-Säby. They are distinctive frae each ither: Hallstahammar-Berg in the north is situatit alang forest launds; Kolbäck-Säby in the sooth is a centre o communications bi roads an railweys as well as the intersectin river. Strömsholm, in the soothren pairt o Kolbäck, borders tae Lake Mälaren an haes open fields aroond its Ryal Castle.

Communications[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wi train it taks 10 minutes tae central Västerås (a lairger ceety), an aboot an oor tae the Central Station o Stockholm. It is possible tae travel straicht sooth an aw, passin the brig ower Lake Mälaren tae the lairger ceety Eskilstuna. Guid caur transport is providit bi European route E18 that passes atween Kolbäck an Hallstahammar.

Notability[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o Swaden's foremaist ridin gymnasiums is locatit in Strömsholm, as pairt o the Kantzowska Gymnasium. The Kirk o Kolbäck goes back tae the 13t century an haes interior decorations paid for bi Queen Hedvig Eleonora in the 17t century. The Kirk o Säby wis brawnily restored in the 1630s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Februar 21, 2017. Retrieved Februar 21, 2017.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)

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