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Coat of arms of Halmstad
Coat of arms
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
CountrySweden
ProvinceHalland
CountyHalland County
MunicipalityHalmstad Municipality
Area
 • City34.13 km2 (13.18 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,018.99 km2 (393.43 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • City58,577
 • Density1,716/km2 (4,440/sq mi)
 • Metro
89,727
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
30x xx
Websitewww.halmstad.se

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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