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Halmstad
Halmstad
Halmstad
Coat of arms of Halmstad
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Coordinates: 56°40′26″N 12°51′26″E / 56.67389°N 12.85722°E / 56.67389; 12.85722Coordinates: 56°40′26″N 12°51′26″E / 56.67389°N 12.85722°E / 56.67389; 12.85722
Country Sweden
Province Halland
County Halland County
Municipality Halmstad Municipality
Area
 • City 34.13 km2 (13.18 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,018.99 km2 (393.43 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • City 58,577
 • Density 1,716/km2 (4,440/sq mi)
 • Metro
89,727
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
30x xx
Area code(s) (+46) 35

Halmstad is a town in the county of Halland in Sweden. It is the seat of Halmstad Municipality.

Halmstad is the home of successful sports clubs like Halmstads BK and IS Halmia (association football) and HK Drott (team handball). Swedish pop star Basshunter and Gyllene Tider also comes from Halmstad.

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