Skara is a locality and the seat of Skara Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 10,841 inhabitants in 2010. Despite its small size, it has a long educational and ecclesiastical history. One of Sweden's oldest high schools, Katedralskolan (cathedral school), is situated in Skara. When the new gymnasium was built in 1988, it kept the old name and the old school was named Djäkneskolan. (The word djäkne comes from diakon, meaning servant of the church.)
Skara is located by the E20 motorway, about 130 kilometers northeast of Gothenburg, in the centre of Västergötland.There are several music and entertainment artists in Skara, giving it a notable spot among the cities. The Skara Sommarland is a popular amusement park with a reputation well known throughout the nation. Most notable is its water park with water chutes, artificial rafts, etc.