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Laholm is a town in southwestern Sweden and the seat of Laholm Municipality in Halland County. It has a population of 5,835 (2005). This page deals with both Laholm Municipality and the urban area (tätort) Laholm Laholm Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Halland County, in southwest Sweden. ... Halland County, or Hallands län, is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. ...


Geographically the town is located at the estuary of the River Lagan in a bay known as the Laholm Bay. Lagan is one of four main westcoast rivers in Sweden. ...


Laholm is one of Sweden's oldest cities, and it is the oldest city in the province of Halland. The first charter was granted in the 13th century, in what was then Danish territory. During the wars between Sweden and Denmark in the 16th and 17th century, Laholm suffered, being burnt several times. is a historical province (landskap) on the western coast of Sweden. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...


Of interest is still the old street structure, intact from medieval times and the Laholm church from 1225.

Laholm is one of 134 towns with the historical City status in Sweden.

Coordinates: 56°31′N, 13°02′E Image File history File links Murkrona. ... Historically, the city status in Sweden, or stad, was granted through a Royal Charter. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Laholm Municipality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (206 words)
Laholm Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Halland County, in southwest Sweden.
Laholm is one of Sweden's oldest cities, and it is the oldest city in the province of Halland.
Laholm Municipality is one of 134 towns with the historical City status in Sweden.
Laholms Vandrarhem - Laholms Hostel (340 words)
Laholm’s Hostel is a pleasant, well-reputed establishment set next to the town’s shady park in calm, peaceful, surroundings.
Centrally located in Laholm, the hostel is close to everything.
Laholm, Lagan’s pearl, is geographically situated on the west coast, making it close to the continent and assorted forms of communication.
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