Munkedal - more of life! Munkedal has a varied landscape, from the typical Bohuslän with spectacular rocks rising out of fertile plains to mountain scenery and moorland. In Munkedal municipality, you are in close proximity of everything. By car you can reach Gothenburg in an hour, Oslo in two hours and Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. You reach the coast within 30 minutes. To experience fantastic wilderness, it is often enough to step outside your doorstep.




Munkedal municipality is a countryside municipality where it is common to have a house or a farm in the country but even a flat or house in our societies.

Language groups in the locality

Swedish, English. Language groups for the newly arrived: Arabic, Persian, Tigrinya, Dari, Punjabi, Somalian, Romani, Luganda.

Associations and organisations

In Munkedal municipality, we have a well functioning range of recreational activities. Here, there are many sport activities such as golf, riding, child gymnastics, fitness gymnastics, floor ball, football and ice hockey. Also, there are several study associations, cultural associations, help organisations and religious associations. You can contact the associations easily on telephone. You can find the telephone number on the municipality's homepage.

What is available in the immediate area

The following services are available in our societies:

Municipal service: preschool, school grade 0-6, leisure-time centre, library, old age home, service flats, home-help service, home nursing
Commercial service: ICA (bookmakers, ATMs), fuel station, pizzerias, hairdressers, garages
Healthcare: district nurse clinic, dentist, veterinarian clinic
Recreation: jogging track, sports hall, sports, gym, community centre, playgrounds
Connectivity: E6, bus, train, commuter

Municipal service: preschool, school grade 0-6, home for the elderly, service facilities, home help service, daytime activities, library
Commercial service: grocery stores (delivery of packages, the state retail shop selling wines and spirits), local shops (pharmacy , pizzeria), fuel station
Healthcare: district nurse clinic
Recreation: illuminated ski tracks, municipal swimming pool, rural community centre, playground
Connectivity: bus, local services

Municipal service: preschool, school grades 0-6, recreation, home for the elderly, home-help service, home nursing, daily activity, library
Commercial service: ICA (post office, dry cleaning, ATM, bus pass), fuel station (delivery office, cash giro, bookmakers) camping cottages, parking spaces for mobile homes
Healthcare: dental clinics
Recreation: outdoor dance floor, illuminated ski tracks, swimming pools, sports halls, football courts (artificial grass plot and gravel), boules court
Connectivity: E6, bus, train, local services

Municipal services: preschools, schools for grades 0-9, leisure-time centre, municipal service, integration service coordinator and integration assistant, accommodation for the young (accommodation for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people),home for the elderly, assisted living, home help service, post office, hospital home health service, daily activity, cafe for relatives, day rehab, social welfare offices, libraries
Upper secondary school: process technology program, Apprentice School in Håby
Government service: Swedish Employment Service
Commercial Services: ICA (post, delivery office, ATM), COOP (ATM), Hemköp, convenience store, pizzerias, laundromat, bank, fuel station, a kiosk and bookmakers (cash giro), state retail shop selling wines and spirit, car repair, car wash, clothing stores, bakeries, opticians, hairdressers, florist, building materials, radio - and television shops, home appliance stores, second-hand, flea market etc.
Healthcare: health centre, maternity clinic (MVC), children's clinic (BVC), pharmacy, dental clinic
Recreation: riding school, fitness centre, illuminated track, sports hall, ice rink, sports, salmon fishing
Connectivity: E6, bus, train, local services

In proximity: Rasta Håby with round the clock shops, motels and fuel stations (including gas and electricity) (located between Dingle and Munkedal), IKEA and Torp shopping centres (Uddevalla Municipality), Tanum shopping centre (Tanum)"


In Munkedal municipality there are preschools and family day-care homes/educational child-care in all localities. In the Munkedal suburb, there is also an open preschool.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Education is a priority in Munkedal municipality. The municipality aims to have high quality education at all levels. Pre-school and primary and lower secondary schools up to grade 6 are in Dingle, Hällevadsholm and in Munkedal at four locations. Senior level studies at Kungsmarksskolan includes grades 7-9. In Sörbygden, there are preschool and primary and lower secondary schools up to grade 6 in Hedekas. Uddevalla upper secondary school for young people offers a wide range of programs. However, there is also an unique upper secondary school associated with Arctic Paper AB, Process Technology Upper Secondary School, which offers vocational training in the process technology industry. Secondary schools also have an individual programme put together with Komvux (adult education) in Kunskapens Hus (House of Knowledge). Special schools and upper secondary schools are in Munkedal.

Education opportunities

The municipal adult education programme, Komvux, in Kunskapens Hus (house of knowledge) in Munkedal, offers all levels from primary adult education to University level education as well as SFI, Swedish for Immigrants.


Health and medical care

Public health and sick care clinics in Munkedal municipality:

Dingle: district nurse clinics, dental clinics, veterinarian clinics
Hedekas: district nurse clinic
Hällevadsholm: dental clinics
Munkedal: healthcare centre, maternity clinic (MVC), children's clinic (BVC), pharmacy and dental clinic.

In proximity:
Emergency; NÄL, Trollhättan
Emergency; (orthopaedics and optics) at Uddevalla hospital
After-hours centre; Lysekils hospital

Interpreter assistance

Contact Information for the newly arrived:
072-214 12 25 (Monday– Thursday: 8.30-11.00)

Public transport

E6 runs through the eastern part of the Municipality of Munkedal and offers good connectivity by car. Västtrafik runs the public transport services in Västra Götaland county by means of trains, buses and local services.

Work and entrepreneurship

Business in Munkedal is dominated by the paper factory, Arctic Paper AB, which is the biggest company in the municipality with the highest number of employees. Small businesses represent, on the other hand, the biggest proportion of companies. Here, you will find most industries within the trade and services sector. Also, Munkedal is situated at a convenient commute to workplaces throughout northern Bohuslän, Fyrstad and Gothenburg.

Job vacancies in the Munkedal municipality organisation

Job vacancies in Munkedal municipality

Companies in Munkedal municipality

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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
Medicinsk sekreterare Läkarsekreterare/Vårdadmin/Medicinsk sekreterare
Norsktalande Säljare - Willab Garden Innesäljare
Gunnarby söker drivna medarbetare! Account manager
Tandhygienist , Munkedal Tandhygienist
Lagerpersonal / söker till lager i Dingle Truckförare
Butikssäljare OKQ8 Bensinstationsbiträde/Servicebiträde
Returavdelnings personal sökes! Orderadministratör
Ledsagare Ledsagare
Kyrkogårdsarbetare Griftegårdsarbetare/Kyrkogårdsarbetare
Fysioterapeut / Sjukgymnast Fysioterapeut/Sjukgymnast
Produktutvecklare och konstruktör av skogsmaskiner Maskinkonstruktör
Medarbetare Restaurangbiträde
Familjehemssekreterare Familjehemssekreterare
Lärare till Hedekas Skola Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Pizzabagare Pizzabagare
Kylmontör till HK Kyla & Klimat AB Kylmontör/Kyltekniker
Habiliteringspersonal Habiliteringsassistent
SFI lärare Lärare i gymnasiet
Djurskötare / Traktorförare sökes i Munkedal Djurskötare, djuruppfödning
Djurskötare Djurskötare, mjölk

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Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

Ca: 10 220

Size by area

635 km2

Distance to larger towns

Göteborg 99 km

Oslo 199 km

Köpenhamn 412 km

Municipality’s website

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