Falkenberg, Halland County, Halland Province, Sweden

🇸🇪 Falkenberg is a locality and the seat of Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden. It is located at the mouth of river Ätran. The name consists of the Swedish words for falcon (falk) and mountain (berg). Falkenberg is a popular tourist destination in the summers, and the main beach of the town is Skrea strand.

In the 20th century it has gained a reputation as a seaside resort.

Falkenberg is located along a traditional trade route along the Swedish west coast, about 45 km (28 mi) north-west of Halmstad, and 105 km (65 mi) south of Gothenburg. These transport needs are currently catered by European route E6, which runs as a dual carriageway just outside the town, and the West Coast Railway Line. County road 150 and County road 154 connect to Torup and Svenljunga. Falkenberg railway operated from the 1890s to the 1950s. The town has seven bus routes.

Areas of the town • Falkagård • The Old Town • Herting • Hjortsberg • Fajans • Skogstorp • Skrea strand • Tröingeberg • Västra gärdet • Östra gärdet • Arvidstorp • Näset • Slätten.

Falkenberg, Halland County, Halland Province, Sweden 
<b>Falkenberg, Halland County, Halland Province, Sweden</b>
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Falkenberg has a population of over 27,813 people. Falkenberg also forms part of the wider Halland County which has a population of over 323,729 people. Falkenberg is situated near Halmstad.

Twin Towns, Sister Cities Falkenberg has links with: 🇵🇱 Gniezno, Poland.

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