Kungälv Municipality

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Kungälv Municipality
Kungälvs kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Kungälv Municipality
Coat o airms
Kungälv Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Kungälv
Aurie[1]
 • Total 682.43 km2 (263.49 sq mi)
 • Laund 362.59 km2 (140.00 sq mi)
 • Watter 319.84 km2 (123.49 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 44,110
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Bohuslän
Municipal code 1482
Wabsteid www.kungalv.se

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

The present municipality wis formit in 1971 through the amalgamation o the Ceety o Kungälv, the Ceety o Marstrand an territories belangin tae fower rural municipalities. In 1974 a minor pairt (situatit on the island o Hisingen) wis transferred tae Gothenburg Municipality.

Geographically it borders tae Gothenburg Municipality (sooth), Ale Municipality (east), Lilla Edet Municipality (north-east) an Stenungsund Municipality (north). Tae the east flows the river Göta älv an tae the sooth, markin the border tae Gothenburg, flows the river Nordre älv. On an island in the river, the Bohus Fortress (ane o Swaden's feenest fortresses) faces the ceety o Kungälv.

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Coordinates: 57°52′N 11°58′E / 57.867°N 11.967°E / 57.867; 11.967