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Varberg 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.

Contents

1 Localities 2 International relations

2.1 Twin towns — Sister cities

3 References 4 External links

Localities[edit] There are 16 urban areas (also called a tätort or locality) in Varberg Municipality. In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population

1 Varberg 26,041

2 Tvååker 2,390

3 Veddige 2,192

4 Träslövsläge 1,985

5 Bua 1,792

6 Trönninge 847

7 Skällinge 603

8 Södra Näs 600

9 Väröbacka 521

10 Rolfstorp 502

11 Tångaberg 445

12 Åsby 429

13 Kungsäter 360

14 Tofta 350

15 Himle 259

16 Löftaskog 226

International relations[edit] Main article: List of twin towns and sister cities in Sweden Twin towns — Sister cities[edit] The municipality is twinned with:[3]

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Haderslev Municipality, Denmark Tartumaa, Estonia Uusikaupunki, Finland Sandefjord, Norway

References[edit]

^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.  ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.  ^ http://varbergskommun60.kaigan.se/archive/kommun_kansli/Korta%20Fakta%202009.pdf

External links[edit]

Media related to Varberg Municipality at Wikimedia Commons Varberg travel guide from Wikivoyage Varberg Municipality - Official site Halland County Museum at Varberg - Official site Coat of arms

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Municipalities and seats of Halland County

Municipalities

Falkenberg Halmstad Hylte Kungsbacka Laholm Varberg

Municipal seats

Falkenberg Halmstad Hyltebruk Kungsbacka Laholm Varberg

Counties of Sweden Sweden

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Localities in Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden

Localities

Åsby Bua Himle Kungsäter Löftaskog Rolfstorp Skällinge Södra Näs Tångaberg Tofta Träslövsläge Trönninge Tvååker Varberg (seat) Väröbacka Veddige

Minor localities

Åkraberg och Lilla Sunnvära Årnäs Årnäshalvön (western part) Ås Åskloster Björkäng och Smedsgård Blixtorp Bystaden Dagsås Galtabäck Gamla Köpstad Getterön (western and southern part) Grimeton Gödestad Holmen Hunnestad Järlöv och Fageråkra Karl Gustav Kråkeberg Källstorp Kärradal Lindberg Lindhov Lundby Moarna Paradis och Vrån Rolfstorps f.d. stationssamhälle Sibbarp Skällåkra Stockekulla Stråvallastrand Stämmet Svenstorp Södra Näs (western and northern part) Torpa (northern and southern part) Torstorp (western and eastern part) Träslövsläge (northern part) Trö

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