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Kintra Swaden
Province Västergötland
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Municipality Borås Municipality
 • Total 2.25 km2 (0.87 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Tot 2,829
 • Density 1,255/km2 (3,250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sjömarken is a locality situatit in Borås Municipality, Västra Götaland Coonty, Swaden. It haed 2,829 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It includes a pizzeria, twa kiosks, an antique store, a commune office, a boat store, a squash haw, an a vera active sports club, wi Association fitbaw an table tennis as main sports, a nummer o companies an a beach, Sjömarkensbadet.

Lake Viared[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sjömarken is situatit at the Lake Viared, which is aboot 200–600 meters wide an aboot 6 kilometers lang. Alang the lake is a nummer o beaches in Sjömarken, Lyckebo, Viareds Sommarstad, Sandared an Hultafors. There are twa sand beaches in Sjömarken, the lairge beach, an the smaw beach, which is vera shallae an ideal for smaw childer.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sjömarken is close to being merged with its neighboring town Sandared, as the Sjöhagen area in Sjömarken is extended toward the building of Björvik in Sandared. Before the Swedish municipality reform between 1962–1974 Sjömarken, Sandared, Hedared and Sandhult belonged to Sandhult municipality. All of these towns are now part of the Borås Municipality where they form the municipality district Sandhult. The municipality district office is located centrally in Sjömarken.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Sjömarken you fynd a lively sport club, Sjömarkens Idrottsförening whose main auries are football, table tennis an cross kintra skiin.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

The new Sjömarkenskolan wis inauguratit in the hairst o 1999. Sjömarkenskolan haes a pre-school, an an elementary schuil servin grades 1–6. The schuil haes aboot 380 students, an affers leisur activities an aw. Students in grades 7–9 attend the Sandgärdskolan in neebourin Sandared. There are mony opportunities for seicontary an university education in nearbi Borås.

Places o wirship[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sjömarkens' missionary kirk is locatit in the center o the toun, an haes a squash haw that can be rentit an aw. The Swadish kirks are locatit in the nearbi touns of Sandared an Sandhult.

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 Januar 2012. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.