Svenljunga Municipality

Svenljunga Municipality
Svenljunga kommun

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Seat Svenljunga
  Total 987.15 km2 (381.14 sq mi)
  Land 919.76 km2 (355.12 sq mi)
  Water 67.39 km2 (26.02 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2016)[2]
  Total 10,601
  Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Västergötland
Municipal code 1465

Svenljunga Municipality (Svenljunga kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Svenljunga.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when five municipal units (or parts thereof) were amalgamated. The number of original entities (as of 1863) is 14.

Through the municipality the river Ätran flows in a scenic valley. It flows through the town of Svenljunga, where an old bridge crosses it.


Coordinates: 57°30′N 13°07′E / 57.500°N 13.117°E / 57.500; 13.117

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