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Uddevalla Municipality

Coordinates: 58°21′N 11°55′E / 58.350°N 11.917°E / 58.350; 11.917
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Uddevalla Municipality
Uddevalla kommun
Coat of arms of Uddevalla Municipality
Coordinates: 58°21′N 11°55′E / 58.350°N 11.917°E / 58.350; 11.917
CountyVästra Götaland County
 • Total733.03 km2 (283.02 sq mi)
 • Land637.69 km2 (246.21 sq mi)
 • Water95.34 km2 (36.81 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
 (31 December 2023)[2]
 • Total57,045
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1485

Uddevalla Municipality (Swedish: Uddevalla kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Uddevalla.

The present municipality was created in 1971 when the City of Uddevalla (which had absorbed the rural municipality Bäve in 1945) was amalgamated with the surrounding municipalities Forshälla, Lane-Ryr, Ljungskile, Skredsvik and parts of Skaftö.





This is a demographic table based on Uddevalla Municipality's electoral districts in the 2022 Swedish general election sourced from SVT's election platform, in turn taken from SCB official statistics.[3]

In total there were 57,031 residents, including 43,062 Swedish citizens of voting age.[3] 45.7% voted for the left coalition and 52.3% for the right coalition.


  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 och befolkningsförändringar - Kvartal 4, 2023" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 22, 2024. Retrieved February 22, 2024.
  3. ^ a b c "Valresultat 2022 för Uddevalla i riksdagsvalet" (in Swedish). SVT. 11 September 2022. Retrieved 3 February 2024.