Halland

historical province in Sweden

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

Halland
Coat of arms of Halland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Halland.svg
CountrySweden
LandGötaland
CountyHalland County
Area
 • Total4,796 km2 (1,852 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total303,895
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectHalländska
Götamål
Culture
 • FlowerBroom
 • AnimalSalmon
 • BirdPeregrine falcon
 • FishSalmonidae
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area codes0300
0340–0346
0430

ReferencesEdit

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

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Halland at Wikimedia Commons