is a city and a municipality
in southwest Sweden
, in the county of Västra Götaland
. The municipality covers an area of 1051.3 km²
. Of the total population of 22 284, 11 131 are male, and 11 153 are female. The population density
of the community is 21 inhabitants per km².
The city had been named "Bogesund" until 1741, when it was renamed in honour of Queen Ulrica Eleonora. It has been a city since at least the 15th century.