Skövde Municipality

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Skövde Municipality
Skövde kommun
Municipality
Coat o airms o Skövde Municipality
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Skövde Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Skövde
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 685.08 km2 (264.51 sq mi)
 • Laund 673.68 km2 (260.11 sq mi)
 • Watter 11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Tot 54,133
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1496
Wabsteid www.skovde.se

Skövde Municipality (Skövde kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Skövde.

The present municipality wis formit in 1971 when the Ceety of Skövde wis amalgamatit wi five surroondin municipalities. The number o oreeginal entities (as o 1863) is nearly 30. They haed in 1952 been reducit tae sax.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The single lairgest employer in the municipality is Volvo, wi Volvo Powertrain an Volvo Cars thegither employin approximately 5,000 fowk.

Ither major employers are the hospital (Skaraborg Hospital, servin the Skaraborg region), the local regiments (amang Swaden's lairgest) an the municipality itsel.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

University of Skövde is the lairgest university in the toun. It is rankit 21 in the naition's rankin. Informatics an computer science alang wi Bio-informatics an molecular biology are some o the chief internaitional students picks.

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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