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Mark Municipality
Marks kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Mark Municipality
Coat o airms
Mark Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Kinna
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 1,013.2 km2 (391.2 sq mi)
 • Laund 929.25 km2 (358.79 sq mi)
 • Watter 83.95 km2 (32.41 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 34,218
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1463
Wabsteid www.mark.se

Mark Municipality (Marks kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Kinna.

The municipality wis creatit wi the municipal reform o 1971 bi the amalgamation o aicht previous entities. Maist o them haed themselves been formit bi the 1952 municipal reform. The number o oreeginal (as o 1863) entities is 19. The name o the municipality stems frae an auld hunder which haed approximately the same aurie.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coat o airms wis creatit an granted wi the municipality in the 1970s. The circles come frae the 16t century insignia o Mark Hunder. The grain signif

Sister ceties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mark Municipality haes three sister ceeties. They hae been focusin on touns or municipalities that haes a significant textile industry an aw.

  • Szamotuły in Poland (syne 1988). Spairkit acause o the awakened awareness o nuclear pouer in Szamotuły, who wantit contacts wi Swadish ceeties acause o Swaden's ongoin nuclear debates.
  • Apolda in eastren Germany (circa 1994/1995)
  • Ontinyent in Spain (syne 2003)

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. 

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