Töreboda

Last updated: 13 11 2019

Töreboda is situated by Göta Kanal, between the great lakes of Vänern and Vättern. The municipality has an active civil society and a vibrant business community. There are excellent communications by train and bus.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

9,312

Size by area

541 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Mariestad 20 km
  • Skövde 43 km
  • Örebro 102 km
  • Göteborg 189 km
The Lina ferry plies Göta Canal.

Housing

There are several housing companies in the municipality. The municipal housing company is Törebodabostäder.

A list of all housing companies in Töreboda is available on the municipality's website.

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    Language groups in the locality

    The language groups represented among our new arrivals are Persian, Arabic, Somali and Tigrinya.

    Associations and organisations

    Töreboda municipality has many active associations within culture, sports and nature.

    What is available in the immediate area

    The centre of Töreboda has shops, a library, restaurants, cafés, a gym and a pharmacy. Töreboda has a social welfare office. For contact information, see the municipality's website.

    Market day on Töreboda square.

    Childcare

    Töreboda municipality has preschools for children between the ages of 1 and 5. More information and contact information for the preschools is available on the municipality's website.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    Töreboda has comprehensive and upper secondary schools. The municipality is also home to Sötåsen, an upper secondary school specialising in nature management. You can read more about both comprehensive schools and upper secondary schools on Töreboda municipality's website.

    Education opportunities

    There are various possibilities for adult education in Töreboda.

    Health and medical care

    There is a medical care centre in Töreboda, and national dental health care services.

    Interpreter assistance

    Töreboda municipality hires interpreters via Tolkförmedling Väst when necessary.

    Public transport

    There are excellent train and bus communications in the municipality. Information about routes, timetables and ticket prices is available from Västtrafik and SJ.

    Railway station with an SJ train.

    Work and entrepreneurship

    Töreboda has a good business climate. The manufacturing industry is well represented. Töreboda municipality is also a major employer, particularly in education and care and nursing services.