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Skövde Municipality

Skövde kommun
Coat of airms o Skövde Municipality
Coat airms
CoontyVästra Götaland Coonty
 • Total685.08 km2 (264.51 sq mi)
 • Laund673.68 km2 (260.11 sq mi)
 • Water11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
 Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total57,016
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1496

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.


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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.


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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.


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  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swadish). Stateestics Swaden. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 22 Februar 2022. Retrieved 22 Februar 2022.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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