|Historical provinces ( landskap ) :||
( Småland , Västergötland )
|Residence town (residensstad) :||Halmstad|
|Administrative structure:||6 municipalities|
|District President ( landshövding ) :||Lena Sommestad|
|Letter (länsbokstav) :||N|
|Residents :||333,848 (December 31, 2019)|
|Area :||5,687.5 km²|
|Population density :||58.7 inhabitants / km²|
Hallands län largely corresponds to the historical province (landskap) Halland , with the exception of smaller areas around Östra Karup near Båstad (today Skåne län ) and Lindome (today Västra Götalands län ). Hallands län also includes the extreme western part of historic Småland around Hyltebruk and the extreme south of Västergötland around Älvsered and Kungsäter (northeast of Varberg ).
The territory of Hallands Lan accounts for about 1.3% of the area of the Swedish national territory.
It accounts for 3.1% of the total population of Sweden.
coat of arms
Description: In blue a red armored silver lion
Symbol: There are several theories about the origin of the lion. According to one theory it goes back to Duke Bengt Algotsson in the 14th century, according to the other on the royal coat of arms of Charles X Gustav , the conqueror of the province.
Parishes and places
Hallands län consists of six municipalities (Swedish: kommuner ).
(As of December 31, 2019)
Parishes in Hallands Lan
- Halmstad (58,577)
- Varberg (27,602)
- Falkenberg (20,035)
- Kungsbacka (19,057)
- Onsala (11,951)
- Billdal (10,289, partly in Västra Götalands län )
(Residents as of December 31, 2010)
- Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner December 31, 2019 at Statistiska centralbyrån
- Kommunarealer January 1, 2016 at Statistiska centralbyrån (including all inland waters)