Halland

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Halland
Coat of arms of Halland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Halland.svg
Country Sweden
Land Götaland
County Halland County
Area
 • Total 4,796 km2 (1,852 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 303,895
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Language Swedish
 • Dialect Halländska
Götamål
Culture
 • Flower Broom
 • Animal Salmon
 • Bird Peregrine falcon
 • Fish Salmonidae
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area codes 0300
0340–0346
0430

Halland is a historical province in southern Sweden. Once part of Denmark, it became a part of Sweden in the 17th century.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistics Sweden". Scb.se. Retrieved 2013-04-16.

Other websites[change | change source]

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