island of Sweden

Orust is an island close to Gothenburg, on the west coast of Sweden. With a land area of 346 km2 (134 sq mi), it is the third biggest island in Sweden. Orust also is a municipality, Orust Municipality.

Orust NASA.jpg
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland
Coordinates 58°10′24.96″N 11°37′44.5″E / 58.1736000°N 11.629028°E / 58.1736000; 11.629028
Area 345.60 km² (133 sq mi) [1]


  1. "Statistisk årsbok 2011" (PDF) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2011. p. 12. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 July 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2011.

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