|County||Västra Götaland County|
|• Total||2,351.35 km2 (907.86 sq mi)|
|• Land||917.24 km2 (354.15 sq mi)|
|• Water||1,434.11 km2 (553.71 sq mi)|
(31 December 2021)
|• Density||5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The present municipality was formed in 1971 through the amalgamation of three former units. Before the subdivision reform of 1952, there were seven entities in the area.
Most carvings show men and ships. Several show animals such as oxen and horses.
Tanum Municipality has made its rock carving the subject of its coat of arms.
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