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Basic information about Halland
About this sound Halland is one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), on the western coast of Sweden. It borders Västergötland, Småland, Scania and the sea of Kattegat.
Cities, towns & villages in Halland
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VåxtorpVåxtorp is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 970 inhabitants in 2010. The village is situated not too far from the horst Hallandsåsen and the national highway number 24 runs through it. Most of the modern settlement has grown around the crossing of the roads from Båstad to Hishult and Laholm to Örkelljunga. In the beginning of the last century the village was not more than a couple of farms near this crossing. The most noted landmark is the church of the Våxtorp-Hasslöv parish and the two skiing centres. Show Våxtorpon the map
VessigebroVessigebro is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 740 inhabitants in 2010. The village was formed at a ford over river Ätran. Its original name, Vessigevad notice this as vad is the Swedish name for a ford. As a bridge was built over the village the name was changed (bro is Swedish for bridge). The village is home to one of the oldest folk high schools in Sweden, Katrineberg Folk High School. Among facilities found in the village are Vessige church, a school, a football pitch, a nursing home and a store. Show Vessigebroon the map
OnsalaOnsala is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 11,951 inhabitants in 2010. It is also the biggest peninsula in Sweden, 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Gothenburg. It dates back to the age of the vikings and was originally an area devoted to the god Odin, the name being a corruption of the old norse Odin's Sala. Onsala is also home to the Onsala Space Observatory, the Swedish national radio observatory. Show Onsalaon the map
GlommenGlommen is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 761 inhabitants in 2010. It came to be formed in the later part of the 19th century, as a fishing port was established. The largest company is Falkenberg Seafood with about 20 employees and a turnover of about 150 million SEK. The village is also home to two restaurants as well as two minkfarms. The football club, Glommens IF, has as best played in the fifth division. Show Glommenon the map
SkärteSkärte is a nature reserve in Varberg Municipality, Sweden. It has an area of 18.2 hectares. The reserve was established in 2006. The land is privately owned but managed by Halland County Council. Skärte consists of two hills, covered with oak forest. Between the hills there is a ravine. In the ravine runs a stream, Stenån, which also passes through the nearby Gässlösa. In the ravine there are various vascular plants, such as Remote Sedge, Marsh Hawksbeard, Ostrich fern, Wood Stitchwort, Whorled Solomon's-seal, and Kidneywort. The old oak trees in the reserve are covered with lichens. Show Skärteon the map
TräslövslägeTräslövsläge is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,600 inhabitants in 2010. Träslövsläge has a fishing harbour. Due to harbour expansion during the 20th century, this harbour has become the largest fishing harbour in Halland County. A part of the early settlements still exists along the narrow Storgatan. Träslövsläge has grown southwards and eastwards. Show Träslövslägeon the map
SvartråSvartrå is a former village and parish in Falkenberg Municipality, Sweden with about 200 citizens. It formed a parish until 2006, when the parish merged with Köinge and Okome parishes to form Okome parish. It was a municipality between 1863 and 1951. A brook, Svartån, flows through the area. It is likely to have given name to the village which in turn gave the parish its name. Svartrå was first mentioned in 1461, then spelt Swa[r]teraa. Svart means black, while rå means owner's mark or border. Show Svartråon the map
SäröSärö is an area in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 3,165 inhabitants in 2010. It is located south of Gothenburg on the Särö peninsula. Geographically, the peninsula marks the transition from the Bohuslän archipelago in the north and the long, flat Halland coast in the south. The nature reserve Särö Västerskog is located nearby. Show Säröon the map
HyltebrukHyltebruk is a locality and the seat of Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 3,716 inhabitants in 2010. The town grew up around the paper mill owned by Hylte Bruks AB, which started its operation in 1907. A railway was built in 1909 connecting it with Torup on the Halmstad-Nässjö line. The paper mill today has nearly 1,000 employees and is one of the greatest manufacturers of newsprint in the world. Show Hyltebrukon the map
ÅledÅled is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,634 inhabitants as of 2010. The community is located just over 10 km northeast of Halmstad along Swedish national road 26. The Nissan river runs though the area. Spånstad is located in the northwestern part of the village, and Enslöv is in the east. Northeast of Åled there is a small lake named Torsjön and \"Gröta håla\" (a giant's kettle). Åled is located along the Halmstad-Nässjö railway line, formerly part of Halmstad Nässjö Railways, HNJ. It was completed in 1882. Show Åledon the map
VarbergVarberg is a locality and the seat of Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 27,602 inhabitants in 2010. Varberg and all of Halland are well known for their \"typical west coast\" sandy beaches. In Varberg the coast changes from wide sandy beaches to rocky terrain that continues north into the Bohuslän archipelago and as far as the North Cape. Varberg is a charming and popular summer resort and many people from inland cities such as Borås are either moving to Varberg or holidaying there. Show Varbergon the map
VeddigeVeddige is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 2,045 inhabitants in 2010. It is located near the river Viskan, about 20 km from the central place of Varberg. The scenery of Veddige is dominated by a huge church from the 19th century. The village also gave its name to the parish. The three oldest words for parish are Wighöger 1347, in Wyghöghä 1378, and Widhöya 1418. Veddige's sports team is the local ice-hockey team, the Veddige Vipers, playing in Division 3 of the Swedish League. Show Veddigeon the map
HalmstadHalmstad [ˈhalmsta] is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Halmstad is the seat of Halmstad Municipality and the capital of Halland County. The city had a population of 92,797 in 2012, out of a municipal total of over 90,000 (18th most populous - 2012). Halmstad is Sweden's 20th-largest city by population and located about midway between Gothenburg (the second most populous) and Malmö (the third). Show Halmstadon the map
MellbystrandMellbystrand is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,619 inhabitants in 2010. Geographically the village is located south of the estuary of the river Lagan, stretching along the Bay of Laholm.The village is primarily known for the 12 km long sandy beach also named Mellbystrand. It is one of only a few sandy beaches on the Swedish part of Kattegat, which is predominantly rocky. Each summer the village is populated by lots of tourists. Show Mellbystrandon the map
UllaredUllared is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 791 inhabitants in 2010. The village hosts a large department store, Gekås. It is the largest store in both Sweden and Scandinavia, and the growth of the store has made Ullared more or less synonymous with low prices among Swedes. A large number of stores, usually in the lower price range, have been established in the village since the early 1990s. Show Ullaredon the map
LaholmLaholm is a locality and the seat of Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 6,150 inhabitants in 2010. Laholm is, despite its small population, for historical reasons often still referred to as a city. Statistics Sweden, however, only counts localities with more than 10,000 inhabitants as cities. Geographically the town is located at the estuary of the river Lagan in the Bay of Laholm. Show Laholmon the map
HishultHishult is a locality and a parish situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 332 inhabitants in 2010. The area has been a centre of iron extraction and formed a county, including parts of northern Skåne while it was Danish. The name might be related to the iron extraction as it used to be spelt Isenhult which might mean iron forest. Today it has a gallery of some reputation. Show Hishulton the map
FalkenbergFalkenberg is a locality and the seat of Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 20,035 inhabitants in 2010 (out of a municipal total of 41,000). It is located at the mouth of river Ätran. The name consists of the Swedish words for falcon (falk) and mountain (berg). The main beach of the town, Skrea strand, was awarded a Blue Flag once again in 2007. Show Falkenbergon the map
FegenFegen is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 183 inhabitants in 2005. The village is located at the south shore of lake Fegen, close to the nature reserve Fegen. The country road 153 from Varberg to Värnamo goes through the village. The area around the village is dominated by forests, partly marshy and lakes. Show Fegenon the map
SlöingeSlöinge is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 950 inhabitants in 2010. Archeological excavations has revealed a chieftain estate from the 8th century; among the remains is a large number of golden figures. Two comparatively large companies, SIA Glass and Berte Quarn, have their headquarters in the village. The 1971 World Table Tennis Championships singles champion Stellan Bengtsson was born in Slöinge. Show Slöingeon the map
OkomeOkome is a parish and village in Falkenberg, Sweden. The village has a population of about 160, and the parish as a whole has a population of about 500. The village has some services, such as a primary school and a car repair shop. As well as Okome Village the parish also includes Köinge and Svartrå, as well as parts of Ätrafors. Show Okomeon the map
TylösandTylösand is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 399 inhabitants in 2010. It is located 7 km west of Halmstad, on Tyludden. Tylösand is famous for its 7 km long sand beach, its golf courses and “Hotell Tylösand”, a hotel owned by Roxette star Per Gessle and Björn Nordstrand. Show Tylösandon the map
RolfstorpRolfstorp is a locality and former parish situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 513 inhabitants in 2010. The name is formed out of Rolf (a male name) and thorpe (a new settlement). The latter part makes it likely that the village got its name during the 11th century to 13th century. Show Rolfstorpon the map
OskarströmOskarström is the second largest locality in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 4,071 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated along the Nissan river about 15 km north-east of Halmstad. Its name comes from Oscar Björkman from Gothenburg, who in 1844 bought land here and erected a sawmill. Show Oskarströmon the map
SkummeslövsstrandSkummeslövsstrand is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 491 inhabitants in 2010. It is a seaside resort on Sweden's west coast and has the country's longest beach (12 km). SKUMMESLÖVSSTRAND is, with 17 letters, the longest name of any postal town in Sweden. Show Skummeslövsstrandon the map
KungsbackaKungsbacka is a locality and the seat of Kungsbacka Municipality in Halland County, Sweden, with 19,057 inhabitants in 2010. It is one of the most affluent parts of Sweden, in part due to its simultaneous proximity to the countryside and the large city of Gothenburg. Show Kungsbackaon the map
HaverdalHaverdal is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,437 inhabitants in 2010. Haverdal is a tourist attraction in the summer with a 4 km long beach. There is also a large nature reserve with hiking opportunities and nature views. Show Haverdalon the map
SkreaSkrea is a locality in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,064 inhabitants in 2010. It was first mentioned in writing in 1447. Remains of houses used 100–550 have been found in the village. The nature reserve Grimsholmen is near the village. Show Skreaon the map
VinbergVinberg is a locality and a parish situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 592 inhabitants in 2010. The parish is home to three villages: Vinberg, Vinbergs kyrkby and Tröingeberg, the latter being a suburb of Falkenberg. Show Vinbergon the map
KnäredKnäred is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 1,088 inhabitants in 2010. The Treaty of Knäred was signed there in 1613, when the province of Halland was still part of Denmark. Show Knäredon the map
ValldaVallda is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,604 inhabitants in 2010. It is referenced by the Swedish group jj in their song are you still in vallda? Show Valldaon the map
Skrea StrandSkrea strand is an about two kilometre long beach in Falkenberg, Sweden. It has a 250 metre long pier and about 1,600 cabins. An indoor bath, Klitterbadet, is located close to the beach. Show Skrea Strandon the map
HarplingeHarplinge is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,450 inhabitants in 2010. the village is known for its beautiful surroundings and its nature. Show Harplingeon the map
KöingeKöinge [køːŋe] is a village in Falkenberg Municipality, Sweden. It formed a separate parish until 2005, when it became a part of Okome parish. The village has about 200 inhabitants. Show Köingeon the map
TvååkerTvååker is the second largest locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,534 inhabitants in 2010. It is located about 15 km south-east of Varberg. Show Tvååkeron the map
Fjärås kyrkbyFjärås kyrkby is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,321 inhabitants in 2010. It is located at the shore of lake Lygnern. Show Fjärås kyrkbyon the map
LångåsLångås is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 534 inhabitants in 2010. The footballer Patric Andersson is from the village. Show Långåson the map
FrillesåsFrillesås is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,044 inhabitants in 2010. Frillesås BK is a bandy club. Show Frillesåson the map
VäröbackaVäröbacka is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 630 inhabitants in 2010. Sunvära SK is a bandy club. Show Väröbackaon the map
GullbrandstorpGullbrandstorp is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,524 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gullbrandstorpon the map
SimlångsdalenSimlångsdalen is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 587 inhabitants as of 2010. Show Simlångsdalenon the map
Västra HagenVästra Hagen is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 969 inhabitants in 2010. Show Västra Hagenon the map
HebergHalla Heberg is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 518 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hebergon the map
SkogstorpSkogstorp is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,124 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skogstorpon the map
RingsegårdRingsegård is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 446 inhabitants in 2010. Show Ringsegårdon the map
AnnebergAnneberg is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,469 inhabitants in 2010. Show Annebergon the map
TrönningeTrönninge is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,504 inhabitants in 2010. Show Trönningeon the map
FrösakullFrösakull is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,635 inhabitants in 2010. Show Frösakullon the map
HjälmaredHjälmared is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 360 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hjälmaredon the map
GullbrannaGullbranna is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 704 inhabitants in 2010. Show Gullbrannaon the map
VillshäradVillshärad is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 656 inhabitants in 2010. Show Villshäradon the map
FyllingeFyllinge is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 2,927 inhabitants in 2010. Show Fyllingeon the map
ÄlvseredÄlvsered is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 433 inhabitants in 2010. Show Älvseredon the map
SkreanäsSkreanäs is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 243 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skreanäson the map
ÖlmanäsÖlmanäs is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 886 inhabitants in 2010. Show Ölmanäson the map
GetingeGetinge is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,843 inhabitants in 2010. Show Getingeon the map
BackaBacka is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,547 inhabitants in 2010. Show Backaon the map
EldsbergaEldsberga is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 720 inhabitants in 2010. Show Eldsbergaon the map
Lilla TjärbyLilla Tjärby is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 914 inhabitants in 2010. Show Lilla Tjärbyon the map
LerkilLerkil is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 505 inhabitants in 2010. Show Lerkilon the map
KvibilleKvibille is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 925 inhabitants in 2010. Show Kvibilleon the map
KungsäterKungsäter is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 353 inhabitants in 2010. Show Kungsäteron the map
HebergHeberg is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 449 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hebergon the map
TångabergTångaberg is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 468 inhabitants in 2010. Show Tångabergon the map
SteningeSteninge is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 836 inhabitants in 2010. Show Steningeon the map
ÅrstadÅrstad is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 284 inhabitants in 2010. Show Årstadon the map
TrönningeTrönninge is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 880 inhabitants in 2010. Show Trönningeon the map
KläppaKläppa is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 318 inhabitants in 2010. Show Kläppaon the map
SkällingeSkällinge is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 626 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skällingeon the map
ÄtranÄtran is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 417 inhabitants in 2010. Show Ätranon the map
RänneslövRänneslöv is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 413 inhabitants in 2010. Show Ränneslövon the map
ÅsaÅsa is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 3,369 inhabitants in 2010. Show Åsaon the map
HjälmHjälm is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 242 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hjälmon the map
SkedalaSkedala is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 351 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skedalaon the map
VallbergaVallberga is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 657 inhabitants in 2010. Show Vallbergaon the map
LaxvikLaxvik is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 475 inhabitants in 2010. Show Laxvikon the map
SennanSennan is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 399 inhabitants in 2010. Show Sennanon the map
SkottorpSkottorp is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 475 inhabitants in 2010. Show Skottorpon the map
VeingeVeinge is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 1,190 inhabitants in 2010. Show Veingeon the map
GenevadGenevad is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 565 inhabitants in 2010. Show Genevadon the map
BuaBua is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 1,746 inhabitants in 2010. Show Buaon the map
KinnaredKinnared is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 287 inhabitants in 2010. Show Kinnaredon the map
LanderydLanderyd is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 367 inhabitants in 2010. Show Landerydon the map
RydöbrukRydöbruk is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 388 inhabitants in 2010. Show Rydöbrukon the map
HimleHimle is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 278 inhabitants in 2010. Show Himleon the map
HasslövHasslöv is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 228 inhabitants in 2010. Show Hasslövon the map
UnnarydUnnaryd is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 759 inhabitants in 2010. Show Unnarydon the map
ToftaTofta is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 386 inhabitants in 2010. Show Toftaon the map
ÅsbyÅsby is a locality situated in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 423 inhabitants in 2010. Show Åsbyon the map
YsbyYsby is a locality situated in Laholm Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 260 inhabitants in 2010. Show Ysbyon the map
AskomeAskome is a village and former parish in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County. Show Askomeon the map
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ÅrnäsÅrnäs is a village in Halland County, Sweden. Show Årnäson the map
States, regions, administrative units in Halland
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Kungsbacka KommunKungsbacka Municipality (Kungsbacka kommun) is a municipality in Halland County on the Swedish west coast, some 30 km south of Gothenburg. The municipal seat is located in the town Kungsbacka. In 1969 Tölö was merged into the City of Kungsbacka. In 1971 the municipality was created when the city amalgamated with Särö. The final step was taken in 1974 when three more former municipalities were added to form the new entity.Show on map
Falkenbergs KommunFalkenberg Municipality (Falkenbergs kommun) is a municipality in Halland County on the Swedish west coast. The town Falkenberg is the municipal seat. The municipality was created in 1971 when the City of Falkenberg was amalgamated with six rural municipalities (themselves formed by the 1952 local government reform) and part of a seventh. There are 24 original entities within the area.Show on map
Halmstads KommunHalmstad Municipality (Halmstads kommun) is a municipality in Halland County on the Swedish west coast, in which the city Halmstad is the seat. The 1971 local government reform was implemented gradually in the area. In 1967 the rural municipality Simlångsdalen (created in 1952) was amalgamated into the City of Halmstad. The city was converted into a municipality of unitary type in 1971, but the seven surrounding municipalities were not merged into it until 1974.Show on map
Varbergs KommunVarberg Municipality (Varbergs kommun) is a municipality in Halland County, in southwest Sweden. Its seat is in Varberg. It was formed in 1971 through the amalgamation of the City of Varberg and the surrounding rural municipalities. There are 25 original local government entities included in the municipality. 5,000 people are commuting out from the municipality, mainly to Gothenburg and Falkenberg. 3,200 people are commuting into Falkenberg.Show on map
Ljungby sockenLjungby is a village and parish in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden.The name is most likely derived from the conjunction of ljung (Calluna) and by (village). It is confirmed in written sources from at least 1267. Two conurbations exist within the parish borders; Ljungby/Lilla Ljungby and Bergagård. A minor part of Ätrafors is also within the parish boundary.Show on map
Laholms KommunLaholm Municipality (Laholms kommun) is a municipality in Halland County in southwest Sweden. The seat is located in Laholm. The amalgamation process during the local government reform in the 1970s took place in two steps. In 1971 the City of Laholm merged with two rural municipalities forming the unitary municipality and three years later four more units were added.Show on map
Hylte KommunHylte Municipality (Hylte kommun) is the only inland municipality of Halland County in southwest Sweden. The industrial town Hyltebruk is the seat of the municipality. The first Hylte Municipality was created in 1952 through the amalgamation of three minor units in Jönköping County. In 1974 further amalgamations took place and the county boundary was redrawn.Show on map
AbildAbild is a village and parish in Falkenberg Municipality, Sweden. The parish is a part of Slöinge rectory. Abild is first mentioned in writing in 1431, it was then written Apulde. The origin of the name is probably the old Hallandic word for wild apples, apuld. Hjuleberg Mansion is located within the parish.Show on map
Hallandis one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), on the western coast of Sweden. It borders Västergötland, Småland, Scania and the sea of Kattegat.Show on map
MorupMorup is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 259 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
HolmHolm is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 565 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
TorupTorup is a locality situated in Hylte Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 1,183 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
Different buildings in Halland
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FalkenbergFalkenberg was a fort in Falkenberg, Sweden. It was first mentioned in 1298. It would later give the town, which was previously known as Ätraby, its name. The fort was the location for several Nordic treaties during the fourteenth century. It was burnt down by count Erik in 1356, but was thereafter rebuilt. No remains of any other buildings were found. The fort was most likely only used in combat.Show on map
Varbergs KyrkaVarberg Church (Swedish: Varbergs kyrka) is situated at the marketplace in Varberg, Halland County, Sweden. The church was completed in 1772, as a replacement of an elder church from 1687 that was destroyed in a fire on 18 May 1767. A sacristy was built to the north in 1961. It is the parish church of Varberg Parish, and the eldest and biggest one of the four churches in the parish.Show on map
Falkenbergs MotorbanaFalkenbergs Motorbana is a motor racing circuit at Bergagård, Sweden. The circuit was opened in 1967, as a replacement for Skreabanan, and is currently owned and run by Falkenbergs Motorklubb. A chicane was added on the first corner in 2004 to improve safety on the relatively fast track. A round of the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (formerly known as the Swedish Touring Car Championship) is held there each year.In addition there is a road racing event called Scandinavian Open run each year, endurance races, and a Classic motor event.Show on map
TjolöholmTjolöholm Castle (Swedish: Tjolöholms slott) is a country house, built 1898-1904, in Halland, Sweden. It is located on a peninsula in the Kungsbacka Fjord on the Kattegat coast. Tjoloholm Castle was designed in the Arts and Crafts style by architect Lars Israel Wahlmann. In 2010, Danish film director Lars Von Trier shot the exterior scenes of the film Melancholia at the castle. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.Show on map
Halmstad AirportHalmstad Airport (IATA: HAD, ICAO: ESMT), also known as Halmstad City Airport, is an airport situated 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) northwest of Halmstad, a city in the Halmstad Municipality of Halland County, Sweden. The airport has been managed by Halmstad Municipality since 2006.Show on map
Martin Luthers kyrkaThe Martin Luther Church (Swedish: Martin Luthers kyrka) is a church building in Nyhem in Halmstad, Sweden. Belonging to the Martin Luther Parish of the Church of Sweden, it was opened on 19 December 1970.Show on map
Halmstad ArenaHalmstad Arena is a sports area in Halmstad, Sweden. Halmstad Arena is mainly used for sport activities but can also be used for concerts and fairs.Show on map
BueråsBuerås is a locality situated in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 708 inhabitants in 2010.Show on map
RåöRåö is a locality in Kungsbacka Municipality, Halland, Sweden.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Halland
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KungsbackafjordenThe Kungsbacka Fjord (Swedish: Kungsbackafjorden) is a fjord and a nature reserve in Halland County, western Sweden. The fjord is about 10 km long. It is delimited to the west by the Onsala Peninsula and to the east by the parish of Fjärås. The rivers Rolfsån and Kungsbackaån empty out into the fjord, which in turn opens to the Kattegat.Show on map
ÄtranÄtran is a Swedish river. The river is about 240 km long, and has its source in Gullered, Västergötland, at a height of 332 m above sea level. The river has its mouth in Falkenberg, Halland, where the river enters Kattegat. The drainage basin has an area of 3,343 km², of which most is forest. The river is well known as a good place for fishing. It is comparatively unpolluted A road used for thousands of years, Redvägen, followed the river. Along the road several battles took place during the medieval era.Show on map
HögvadsånHögvadsån is the largest tributary of river Ätran, Sweden. It is well known for the fishing of salmon and is chalked in order to counteract acid rain. It is protected by Natura 2000.Show on map
NissanNissan is a 200 km long river in southwest Sweden. It ends in the Kattegat bay of the North Sea in Halmstad.Show on map
RolfsånRolfsån is a river in Sweden, the main outflow of lake Lygnern. It empties out into the Kungsbacka Fjord.Show on map
KungsbackaånKungsbackaån is a river in Sweden.Show on map
HimleånHimleån is a river in Sweden.Show on map
SuseånSuseån is a river in Sweden.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Halland
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HallandsåsHallandsås is a horst on the border between the Swedish counties Skåne and Halland. It is part of a geological formation that includes an island in the sea outside the village of Torekov near Båstad called Hallands Väderö. The geological formation continues with the Linderödsåsen in Skåne. It was formed during the Late Cretaceous period 80 million years ago. It reaches its highest point at Högalteknall near the village of Hasslöv at 224 metres. In modern times it is most noted for the project which serves to create a tunnel through it to speed up railway communications, the Hallandsås Tunnel and the two skiing centres which were opened during the 1980s. In older times it was most noted for being a dangerous route for the postal services which often were robbed by people in the area. The \"SShow on map
BalgöBalgö is an island and a nature reserve in Kattegat, off Tångaberg in Varberg Municipality, Sweden. Balgö is the larges island in Halland. The nature reserve was established in 1950. Some smaller islands around Balgö are also included in the nature reserve. Balgö is an important breeding and resting place for different birds, for example little tern, pied avocet and common eider. In the winters, there are white-tailed eagles in the area. 135 species of lichens have been found on Balgö. Balgö has the largest population of natterjack toads in Halland.Show on map
GrimsholmenGrimsholmen is a nature reserve in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden. It is located 7.5 kilometers southeast of Falkenberg center and has an area of 173 hectares, of which 70 is land. It has been protected since 1992 in order to protect the coastal heath.Show on map
GetterönGetterön is a peninsula in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, immediately northwest of the municipal seat Varberg. Getterön was an island until 1936, when the sound between Getterön and the mainland was filled out and a road was built.Show on map
Göteborgs Botaniska TrädgårdThe Gothenburg Botanical Garden (Swedish: Göteborgs botaniska trädgård) is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and is one of the larger botanical gardens in Europe.Show on map
BondaholmenBondaholmen is a small island in Kattegat, situated off Trönningenäs in Varberg Municipality, Sweden, between Getterön and Balgö.Show on map