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Kintra Swaden
Coonty Västra Götaland
Municipality Tjörn
Coordinates 58°01′N 11°38′E / 58.017°N 11.633°E / 58.017; 11.633Coordinates: 58°01′N 11°38′E / 58.017°N 11.633°E / 58.017; 11.633
Area 147.54 km2 (57 sq mi) [1]

Tjörn is the saxt lairgest island in Swaden.[1] It is locatit on the Swadish Wast coast in the province o Bohuslän.

Facts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Aurie: 168 km²
  • Population: 14,891 (2003)

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tjörn is connectit in the east tae the toun o Stenungsund on the mainland bi the Tjörn brig, an tae the island o Orust in the north bi the Skåpesund brig. The lairgest toun is Skärhamn, an it is an aw the municipal caipital. Ither communities, mony o which are fishin communities, include Rönnäng, Klädesholmen, an Kyrkesund. The peninsulae o Mjörn haes beautiful scenery, an lairge shell banks.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin the simmer, the population swells frae 15,000 tae 30,000 as vacationers arrive for yachtin an soummin. Skärhamn haes an ample guest harbor tae accommodate yachters travellin alang the Swadish wast coast.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Statistisk årsbok 2011" (PDF) (in Swadish). Statistics Sweden. p. 12. Archived (PDF) frae the original on 5 Julie 2011. Retrieved 5 Julie 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)