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
Country Sweden
Province Scania
County Skåne County
Municipality Malmö Municipality and
Burlöv Municipality
Charter 13th century
 • Mayor (Social Democrats)
Area[1]
 • City 158.4 km2 (61.2 sq mi)
 • Land 157 km2 (61 sq mi)
 • Water 1.5 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]
 • City 303,873
 • Urban 280,415
 • Urban density 3,651/km2 (9,460/sq mi)
 • Metro 664,428
 • Metro density 264/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21x xx
Area code(s) (+46) 40
Website www.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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