Kungälv Municipality

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Kungälv Municipality

Kungälvs kommun
Coat of airms o Kungälv Municipality
Coat airms
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total682.43 km2 (263.49 sq mi)
 • Laund362.59 km2 (140.00 sq mi)
 • Water319.84 km2 (123.49 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total48,271
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1482

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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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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