Hylte Municipality

Hylte Municipality
Hylte kommun

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Halland County
Seat Hyltebruk
  Total 1,046.59 km2 (404.09 sq mi)
  Land 946.08 km2 (365.28 sq mi)
  Water 100.51 km2 (38.81 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
  Total 10,664
  Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Halland and Småland
Municipal code 1315
Website www.hylte.se

Hylte 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.


The municipality straddles the boundary of two historic provinces, Halland and Småland.


There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Hylte 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 Hyltebruk 3,742
2 Torup 1,239
3 Unnaryd 760
4 Rydöbruk 385
5 Landeryd 372
6 Kinnared 297


  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 juni 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016.

Coordinates: 57°00′N 13°15′E / 57.000°N 13.250°E / 57.000; 13.250

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