Skåne County

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Skåne County
Skåne län
County of Sweden
Coat of arms
Seal

 
Coordinates: 55°59′43″N 13°26′30″E / 55.995309°N 13.441772°E / 55.995309; 13.441772Coordinates: 55°59′43″N 13°26′30″E / 55.995309°N 13.441772°E / 55.995309; 13.441772
Country Sweden
Founded 1997
Capital Malmö
Government
 • Governor Margareta Pålsson
 • Council Skåne Regional Council
Area[1]
 • Total 11,034.5 km2 (4,260.4 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2011)[2]
 • Total 1,251,213
 • Density 113.3910/km2 (293.6813/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE-M
GDP/ Nominal SEK 278,254 million (2004)
GDP per capita SEK 331,700 (2010)
NUTS Region SE224

Skåne County (Swedish: Skåne län) is a county in central Sweden, with the seat located in Malmö. It was established in 1997, as a merger out of former counties Kristianstad and Malmöhus.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Municipalities of Skåne County
  1. Bjuv
  2. Bromölla
  3. Burlöv
  4. Båstad
  5. Eslöv
  6. Helsingborg
  7. Hässleholm
  8. Höganäs
  9. Hörby
  10. Höör
  11. Klippan
  1. Kristianstad
  2. Kävlinge
  3. Landskrona
  4. Lomma
  5. Lund
  6. Malmö
  7. Osby
  8. Perstorp
  9. Simrishamn
  10. Sjöbo
  11. Skurup
  1. Staffanstorp
  2. Svalöv
  3. Svedala
  4. Tomelilla
  5. Trelleborg
  6. Vellinge
  7. Ystad
  8. Åstorp
  9. Ängelholm
  10. Örkelljunga
  11. Östra Göinge

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