Vinberg

Vinberg


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Vinberg is a locality and a parish situated in Falkenberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 592 inhabitants in 2010.The parish is home to three villages: Vinberg, Vinbergs kyrkby and Tröingeberg, the latter being a suburb of Falkenberg.GeographyThe parish covers an area of 35.5 km², of which 34.94 is land. Almost all of the land is cultivated, forests cover only 5 percent of the land (as of 1971). The river Ätran delimits the parish in the south west.Vinberg Nature Reserve is located just south of the locality.HistoryVinberg was first mentioned in writing in 1330–1334. The name is expected to come from vind in Faurås is one of the objects that have suffered that fate. However, the adjacent kung Fares sten (king Fare s stone) remains intact. Three other brons age tumulii can be found in Faurås, as well as some stone circles. Further remains can be found in Töringe, close to the border to Ljungby and in Hällinge.