Slöinge

Place in Halland, Sweden
56°51′N 12°42′E / 56.850°N 12.700°E / 56.850; 12.700Coordinates: 56°51′N 12°42′E / 56.850°N 12.700°E / 56.850; 12.700CountrySwedenProvinceHallandCountyHalland CountyMunicipalityFalkenberg MunicipalityArea • Total1.02 km2 (0.39 sq mi)Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total950 • Density930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)Time zoneUTC+1 (CET) • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Slöinge is a locality situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 950 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Archeological excavations has revealed a chieftain estate from the 8th century; among the remains is a large number of golden figures.

Two comparatively large companies, SIA Glass and Berte Quarn, have their headquarters in the village.

The 1971 World Table Tennis Championships singles champion Stellan Bengtsson was born in Slöinge.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

External links

  • Excavations in Slöinge


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