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Hjärtum is a locality situated in Lilla Edet Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 367 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated on the western side of the Göta älv, a main river on the west coast of Sweden. The name Hjärtum originates from the words "hjort" (deer) and "hem" (home), meaning "home of the deers" and was first written down in the 13th century. From the same century is the oldest parts of the church, from which a great view of the river valley can be seen. Hjärtum parish reaches from Ström, opposite of Lilla Edet, in the south, to Åkerström in the north and had 3202 residents 2004.


A place in Sweden, Hjärtum is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Gothenburg, Sweden. Attractions in Gothenburg include Liseberg Amusement Park, Slottsskogen, Botaniska Tradgarden. A holiday in Hjärtum can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Hjärtum*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hjärtum

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    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Hjärtum: Crime and Safety

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    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Hjärtum - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 5.17 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.75 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hjärtum

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hjärtum

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 90.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 117.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 128.77 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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