Hjo Municipality

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Hjo Municipality
Hjo kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Hjo Municipality
Coat o airms
Hjo Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Hjo
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 584.47 km2 (225.67 sq mi)
 • Laund 297.04 km2 (114.69 sq mi)
 • Watter 287.43 km2 (110.98 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 9,048
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1497
Wabsteid www.hjo.se

Hjo Municipality (Hjo kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Hjo.

The municipality wis creatit in 1971, when the Ceety o Hjo wis amalgamatit wi a pairt o the rural municipality Värsås. In 1974 pairts o Fröjered an Fågelås wur addit.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geographically it is situatit bi the wastren shore o Lake Vättern. The lairge an fish-rich watters hae been the main influence on the industry. The lairgest rivulet intersectin the municipality frae Vättern is the Hjo River. Pairts o it hae been made a natur reserve. Pairtly this is due tae the salmon (Salmo trutta) an the grayling (Thymallus thymallus) that occur natural in the rivulet, but hae haed haurd times due tae dams.

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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