Kungälv Municipality

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Kungälv Municipality
Kungälvs kommun
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Kungälv Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Kungälv
 • Tot 685.86 km2 (264.81 sq mi)
 • Laund 364.73 km2 (140.82 sq mi)
 • Watter 321.13 km2 (123.99 sq mi)
  Aurie as o 1 January 2010.
Population (30 Juin 2010)[2]
 • Tot 41,002
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Bohuslän
Municipal code 1482
Website 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