Ale Municipality

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Ale Municipality
Ale kommun
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Coat of arms of Ale Municipality
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Coordinates: 57°55′30″N 12°05′13″E / 57.925°N 12.0869°E / 57.925; 12.0869Coordinates: 57°55′30″N 12°05′13″E / 57.925°N 12.0869°E / 57.925; 12.0869
CountrySweden
CountyVästra Götaland County
SeatNödinge-Nol
Area
 • Total332.1359 km2 (128.2384 sq mi)
 • Land317.0959 km2 (122.4314 sq mi)
 • Water15.04 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total31,402
 • Density95/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceVästergötland
Municipal code1440
Websitewww.ale.se

Ale Municipality (Ale kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Nödinge-Nol, more precisely in Alafors at 57°55′33″N 12°5′1″E / 57.92583°N 12.08361°E / 57.92583; 12.08361

Ale Municipality was created in 1974, when the former municipalities of Nödinge, Skepplanda and Starrkärr were amalgamated. The new entity got its name from the old Ale Hundred, which had approximately the same territory.

It built one of the first indoor bandy arenas in Sweden (and subsequently in the world), which was the first in Götaland, located in Bohuslän.

Localities[edit]

Inhabitants figures from 2020.

Politics[edit]

Result of the 2006 election (Turnout 81,71% 15717):

Result of the 2010 election (Turnout 85,01% 17140 +4,30%):

Result of the 2014 election (Turnout 86,18% +1,17%, Votes 18094):

Sister cities[edit]

Ale has two sister cities:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 20, 2020. Retrieved February 20, 2020.

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