Götene municipality is located in Västra Götaland along the south-eastern banks of Lake Vänern, and consists of the population centres Götene, Hällekis, Källby and Lundsbrunn. The plateau hill Kinnekulle is the pride of the municipality, and is also known as “the flowering mountain”. Götene municipality has around 1,400 companies and 190 active associations.


The municipality is part of UNESCO’s biosphere area the Lake Vänern archipelago with Kinnekulle. Götene is an entrepreneurial municipality with around 1,400 companies and several large workplaces.

Sommaräng i Götene


There are several housing companies in the municipality. The municipal company Götenebostäder is the largest of them.

Language groups in the locality

Some of the languages spoken in Götene are Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Karen, Pashtu, Persian, Somali and Spanish. ​

Associations and organisations

Götene municipality has around 190 active associations. These are cultural associations, boating clubs, sports clubs, pensioner associations, scouts, disability associations, political associations and others.​

Götene centrum

What is available in the immediate area

Götene centre has a citizens’ office, library, social services office, pharmacy, cinema, indoor swimming pool, churches, football pitch with artificial grass, gym, cafés and restaurants. In Götene centre, most things can be bought in our shops. There is a second-hand shop with furniture, clothes and household goods. You can book an appointment with social insurance in Götene, otherwise the office is in Lidköping. You can speak to the employment service via a computer, otherwise the office is in Skara. The municipality has a labour market unit providing extra support to unemployed persons, as well as a refugee unit.


There are nursery schools in Götene, Hällekis, Lundsbrunn and Källby. There are both family nursery schools and independent nursery schools. Götene centre also has the open nursery school Familjecentrum.

Barn leker i sandlåda på lekplats

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Götene has schools for children aged between 6 and 15 years. Hällekis, Källby and Lundsbrunn have schools for children aged between 6 and 12 years. Upper secondary schools are available in the towns around Götene. Most attend upper secondary school in Lidköping or Skara.

Barn med snowboard sitter i skidbacke

Education opportunities

Götene municipality collaborates with Lidköping municipality for Swedish for Immigrants (SfI) and adult education. These take place at Campus Lidköping, which also offers certain further education programmes. The nearest university is in Skövde.

Health and medical care

The Centrum house in Götene has two medical centres, Närhälsan medical centre and Kinnekullehälsan medical centre. There is also an ante-natal clinic, child healthcare clinic and dental clinic here. The nearest hospital with an accident and emergency department are in Skövde and Lidköping.

Interpreter assistance

There is interpreter assistance for all languages. Information about interpreter service.

Public transport

Götene municipality lies along the E20 between Mariestad and Skara. National road 44 takes you from Götene to Lidköping and on to Uddevalla. The Kinnekulletåget train stops in Källby and Hällekis. From there, you can travel to both Göteborg and to Stockholm. Bus routes go via Götene, Källby, Lundsbrunn on to Lidköping, Skara and Mariestad, where you can change to another bus or train for further travel.​

Work and entrepreneurship

There are several major workplaces in the municipality. Götene is close to several towns with large workplaces.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

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Job headingProfession
Teamledare till vår Direktmaterialgrupp! Teamledare
Semper i Götene söker produkt - och processutvecklare Processingenjör, maskin
Liljestensskolan söker studie - och yrkesvägledare Studie- och yrkesvägledare
Skolkurator vikariat Skolkurator
Butikssäljare / Verkstadstekniker Verkstadsmekaniker/Verkstadstekniker
Redovisningsansvarig till Götene Vin och Sprit Redovisningsekonom
Stödassistent till Skogsvägens korttids Vårdare/Arbetshandledare/Boendestödjare
Redovisningskonsult Götene Redovisningskonsult
Unicare Vårdcentral söker sjuksköterska / distriktssköterska Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Liljestensskolan söker resurspedagog Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Timvikarier till skola och förskola Barnskötare
Liljestensskolan söker studiehandledare på flera språk Modersmålslärare/Modersmålspedagog
Liljestensskolan söker lärare i spanska Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Djurskötare Djurskötare, mjölk
Ekonom Ekonomiassistent
Exrajobb inom industrin! Maskinoperatör, mekanisk verkstad
Domino's Pizza söker Regionschefer till Göteborg! Restaurangchef
Produktchef och Junior Produktchef Produktchef, marknadsföring
Laboratorieassistent Laboratorieassistent
Ingenjör med inriktning energi - och miljö Civilingenjör, energi

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Service map

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Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

13 100

Size by area

407 km2

Distance to larger towns

Skövde 40 km

Lidköping 20 km

Skara 18 km

Mariestad 32 km

Göteborg 144 km

Stockholm 337 km

Municipality’s website

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