Malmo

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Malmö
From top left to right: Turning Torso, Malmö Castle, Griffin Sculpture, Kronprinsen and the Øresund Bridge.

Coat of arms
Motto: Mångfald, Möten, Möjligheter
(Eng.: Diversity, Meetings, Possibilities)
Malmo is located in Sweden
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 311,514 people lived there in 2013. 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)

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