Stenungsund Municipality

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Stenungsund Municipality
Stenungsunds kommun
Coat o airms o Stenungsund Municipality
Coat o airms
Stenungsund Municipality in Västra Götaland County.png
Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland Coonty
Seat Stenungsund
 • Total 301.09 km2 (116.25 sq mi)
 • Laund 251.91 km2 (97.26 sq mi)
 • Watter 49.18 km2 (18.99 sq mi)
  Aurie as o Januar 1, 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Tot 26,224
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Bohuslän
Municipal code 1415

Stenungsund Municipality (Stenungsunds kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Stenungsund. The municipality is situatit bi the sea inside the islands Orust an Tjörn an traversed bi the E6 an Bohus Line, in which it haes three stops (Stora Höga, Stenungsund an Svenshögen).

The municipality wis formit throu amalgamation in 1952. In 1971 a pairish frae a dissolvit municipality wis addit.

The coat o airms wis registred in 1977. The device in the upper hauf is a hydrocarbon molecule, which alludes tae the petrochemical industry in the municipality.

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The seat is locatit richt bi the European route E6 heich-gate an the railwey Bohus Line, Bohusbanan.

In 2006, airchaeological excavations in the aurie revealed a series o burial steids datin atween 1 AD an 300 AD.

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Syne the 1950s, Stenungsund Municipality haes acome the centre for the petrochemical industry. Its distinguished silhouette is fower giant chimneys, belangin tae a lairge pouer plant.

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The follaein sports clubs are locatit in Stenungsund Municipality:

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Coordinates: 58°05′N 11°49′E / 58.083°N 11.817°E / 58.083; 11.817