Hallstahammar Municipality

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Hallstahammar Municipality

Hallstahammars kommun
Coat o airms o Hallstahammar Municipality
Coat o airms
Hallstahammar Municipality in Västmanland County.png
KintraSwaden
CoontyVästmanland Coonty
SeatHallstahammar
Area
 • Total180.134024 km2 (69.550135 sq mi)
 • Land169.574024 km2 (65.472897 sq mi)
 • Water10.56 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot15,998
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästmanland
Municipal code1961
Wabsteidwww.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.

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