Hallands Lan

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Hallands Lan
Coat of arms of Hallands län
Skåne län Blekinge län Gotlands län Hallands län Kronobergs län Västra Götalands län Jönköpings län Kalmar län Östergötlands län Värmlands län Örebro län Västmanlands län Södermanlands län Stockholms län Uppsala län Dalarnas län Gävleborgs län Västernorrlands län Jämtlands län Västerbottens län Norrbottens län Finnland Estland Litauen Russland Dänemark NorwegenLocation of Hallands län
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Basic data
Historical provinces ( landskap ) : Halland
( Småland , Västergötland )
Residence town (residensstad) : Halmstad
Administrative structure: 6 municipalities
District President ( landshövding ) : Lena Sommestad
Letter (länsbokstav) : N
SCB code: 13
Residents : 333,848 (December 31, 2019)
Area : 5,687.5 km²
Population density : 58.7 inhabitants / km²
Establishment (year): 1719
Website: www.n.lst.se

Coordinates: 56 ° 59 ′  N , 12 ° 34 ′  E Hallands län is a province ( län ) in Sweden .


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 ).

local community Residents
Falkenberg 045,367
Halmstad 102,767
Hylte 010,815
Kungsbacka 084,395
Laholm 025.903
Varberg 064,601

(As of December 31, 2019)

Hallands Lan (Halland)
Hyltebruk (Hylte)
Hyltebruk (Hylte)
Parishes in Hallands Lan

Biggest places

(Residents as of December 31, 2010)

Web links

Commons : Hallands län  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner December 31, 2019 at Statistiska centralbyrån
  2. Kommunarealer January 1, 2016 at Statistiska centralbyrån (including all inland waters)