Malmö

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Malmö
From top left to right: Turning Torso, Malmö Castle, Griffin Sculpture, Kronprinsen and the Øresund Bridge.
From top left to right: Turning Torso, Malmö Castle, Griffin Sculpture, Kronprinsen and the Øresund Bridge.
Coat of arms of Malmö
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Mångfald, Möten, Möjligheter
(Eng.: Diversity, Meetings, Possibilities)
Malmö is located in Sweden
Malmö
Malmö
Coordinates: 55°36′21″N 13°02′09″E / 55.60583°N 13.03583°E / 55.60583; 13.03583Coordinates: 55°36′21″N 13°02′09″E / 55.60583°N 13.03583°E / 55.60583; 13.03583
CountrySweden
ProvinceScania
CountySkåne County
MunicipalityMalmö Municipality and
Burlöv Municipality
Charter13th century
 • Mayor(Social Democrats)
Area
 • City158.4 km2 (61.2 sq mi)
 • Land157 km2 (61 sq mi)
 • Water1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
 • Urban
77 km2 (30 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,522 km2 (974 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
(31 March 2012)[2][3]
 • City303,873
 • Urban
280,415
 • Urban density3,651/km2 (9,460/sq mi)
 • Metro
664,428
 • Metro density264/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21x xx
Area code(s)(+46) 40
Websitewww.malmo.se
Malmö view

Malmo (Swedish: Malmö, Danish: Malmø) is the third largest city in Sweden. About 333,633 people lived there in 2017. It is in the south west part of the Sweden, by the sea. The Öresund bridge goes from Malmö to Copenhagen. In the 15th century, Malmö was one of Denmark's largest cities.

Malmö has the biggest Middle Eastern community in Sweden. It is warm in the summer. In winter it is not quite as cold as in other parts of Sweden.

Twin Cities[change | change source]

United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kommunarealer den 1 January 2012 ('''excel-file, in Swedish''') Municipalities in Sweden and their areas, as of 1 January 2012 - (Statistics Sweden)". Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  2. "Localities 2010, area, population and density in localities 2005 and 2010 and change in area and population". Statistics Sweden. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012.
  3. "Kvartal 1 2012 - Statistiska centralbyrån". Scb.se. Retrieved 28 November 2012.

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