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Halland County

The King and Queen visited Halland County on Thursday 4 April.
Hallands läns vapen

Hallands län 

Halland County
Area: 5,462 km²
County seat: Halmstad
Host for the visit:
County Governor Lars-Erik Lövdén.
Halland County has six municipalities and over 300,000 inhabitants. The county was formed in 1719.

The programme for The King and Queen's visit on Thursday 4 April.

09:30 The King and Queen arrive at Halmstad, where they are welcomed by County Governor Lars-Erik Lövdén and his wife.
10:30 The King and Queen visit the company Eson Comfort in Landeryd.
11:00 The King and Queen walk to Landeryd station. They then make their way by steam locomotive to Torup.
11:50 Lunch at Torups Gästgivaregård.
13:20 The King and Queen visit Gekås Ullared AB in Ullared.
14:40 The King and Queen visit a salmon fishing area at the Hertingsforsen Rapids, at the River Ätran in Falkenberg.
15:50 The King and Queen visit Mjellby Art Museum in Halmstad.
16:45 The King and Queen visit the Andersberg neighbourhood and its citizens' service centre, in Halmstad.

The day in Halland County concludes with dinner hosted by the County Governor at Halmstad Castle. The King gives a speech.

About Halland County by County Governor Lars-Erik Lövdén.

"Food is Halland County's second biggest manufacturing industry. The county is also home to efficient agriculture, helping to supply the food needs of the metropolitan regions. Food and drink are important and contribute towards health and quality of life, and to our economy, growth and employment."
You can read the County Governor's text here.opens in new window

Download the jubilee image for Halland County.

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The King and Queen's visit to Halland County