Tanumshede

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Tanumshede
Tanum Chuch in August 2015
Tanum Chuch in August 2015
Tanumshede is located in Sweden
Tanumshede
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
Country Sweden
Province Bohuslän
County Västra Götaland County
Municipality Tanum Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.87 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,697
 • Density 905/km2 (2,340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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.

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