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Tanum Chuch in August 2015
Tanum Chuch in August 2015
Tanumshede is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 58°43′25″N 11°19′25″E / 58.72361°N 11.32361°E / 58.72361; 11.32361Coordinates: 58°43′25″N 11°19′25″E / 58.72361°N 11.32361°E / 58.72361; 11.32361
CountyVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityTanum Municipality
 • Total1.87 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,697
 • Density905/km2 (2,340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Tanumshede is an urban area in the county of Västra Götaland in Sweden. It is the seat of Tanum Municipality.

The Rock Carvings in Tanum are a collection of petroglyphs near Tanumshede. They were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994.[2] In total there are thousands of images on about 600 panels.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. "Rock Carvings in Tanum". UNESCO. Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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