Tranemo

Last updated: 13 11 2019

A warm welcome to Tranemo. The name conceals a number of small but proud communities and towns, with many colourful inhabitants. Here you'll find beautiful natural surroundings, soothing tranquillity and a rich and exiting history.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

11,886

Size by area

741 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Borås 43 km
  • Jönköping 70 km
  • Göteborg 101 km
Two people fishing on a lake.

You'll also find belief in the future, a spirit of enterprise and humanitarian thinking, about one another and about nature. Something which is reflected in the active association activities amongst other things. There's an association here catering for virtually every interest.

Housing

The largest landlord is the municipal Tranemobostäder which has more than 800 flats distributed over 13 locations in the municipality. Tranemo municipality also has a number of private landlords.

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    Language groups in the locality

    The major groups are Arabic, Somali, Romany and Albanian.

    Associations and organisations

    Tranemo municipality has a wide variety of associations covering sports, culture, the community etc. The Church of Sweden and several other Christian communions have activities in the municipality. Ethnic and religious associations from religions other than Christianity are located in Borås.

    A family paddling a canoe.

    What is available in the immediate area

    In the main town of Tranemo there are municipal officers, a job centre, library, grocer's stores, a chemist, a welfare centre, a dentist's surgery, a sports shop, clothes shops, a police station and much more. Limmared, Länghem and Dalstorp also have grocer's stores. There are second-hand furniture stores etc. by the name of Byggstenen in Tranemo and Återbruk in Limmared.

    Musical performance in central Tranemo.

    Childcare

    There are municipal preschools in Tranemo, Limmared, Länghem, Dalstorp, Nittorp, Grimsås, Sjötofta, Ambjörnarp and Uddebo. There are independent preschools in Limmared, Länghem, Månstad and Mossebo.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    All schools in Tranemo municipality are run by the municipality. In Tranemo, Limmared, Länghem, Dalstorp, Grimsås, Sjötofta and Ambjörnarp there are schools for the younger age groups. Years 7-9 are located in Tranemo. There are upper secondary schools in Tranemo.

    Education opportunities

    Sfi is offered in Tranemo. Särvux is offered in Tranemo. Komvux is offered in collaboration with other municipalities.

    Health and medical care

    There are welfare centres, maternity welfare centres and child welfare centres in Tranemo. There are district nurse surgeries in Tranemo, Limmared, Länghem and Dalstorp. There are national health dental surgeries in Tranemo and the private dental care provider Tandvärkstan.

    Interpreter assistance

    Help with interpreting can be provided when contacting the authorities.

    Public transport

    Västtrafik operates numerous services in the municipality. There are rail services to and from Limmared.

    People at a bus stop and a bus headed for Borås.

    Work and entrepreneurship

    Tranemo municipality, Nexans in Grimsås, Ardagh Glass in Limmared with several industrial companies within the municipality's boundaries.

    Boats for rent and people with fishing rods in the background.