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Kirk in Onsala frae the 12t century
Kirk in Onsala frae the 12t century
Onsala is locatit in Sweden
Coordinates: 57°24′53″N 12°01′21″E / 57.41472°N 12.02250°E / 57.41472; 12.02250
Kintra Swaden
Province Halland
Coonty Halland Coonty
Municipality Kungsbacka Municipality
 • Total 10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot 11,951
 • Density 1,135/km2 (2,940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Onsala is a locality situatit in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland Coonty, Swaden, wi 11,951 indwallers in 2010.[1] It is the biggest peninsulae in Swaden an aw, 40 kilometres (25 mi) sooth o Gothenburg.

The population is aroond 12-14,000 wi a densely inhabitit east coast, mainly consistin o single-faimily hames. The biggest veelage is Gottskär, in aulder days a fishin veelage, an which the day haes a few restaurants an a leisur boat harbour. Lars Gathenhielm wis born in the auld pairish o Onsala. He wis a Swadish privateer commissioned bi the keeng tae raid Dens ships. His wife, Ingela, teuk ower his business as a privateer as a widae. Thay are interred in a basement cryp beneath the smawer touer o the kirk. Thair white sarcophagi hae carvit "jolly rogers" at the fuit end.

Onsala is hame tae the Onsala Space Observatory an aw, the Swadish naitional radio observatory.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein sports clubs are locatit in Onsala:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.