Sjöbo Municipality

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Sjöbo Municipality

Sjöbo kommun
Coat of arms of Sjöbo Municipality
Coat of arms
Sjöbo Municipality in Scania County.png
Coordinates: 55°42′N 13°12′E / 55.700°N 13.200°E / 55.700; 13.200Coordinates: 55°42′N 13°12′E / 55.700°N 13.200°E / 55.700; 13.200
CountrySweden
CountySkåne County
SeatSjöbo
Area
 • Total509.23 km2 (196.61 sq mi)
 • Land495.65 km2 (191.37 sq mi)
 • Water13.58 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
 Area as of January 1, 2010.
Population
 (June 30, 2012)[2]
 • Total18,118
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceScania
Municipal code1265
Websitewww.sjobo.se

Sjöbo Municipality (Swedish: Sjöbo kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. The seat is in Sjöbo. In 1988, there was a controversial referendum in the municipality, where the majority said no to admitting foreign refugees.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistiska centralbyrån den 1 januari 2010" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  2. "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 30 juni 2012" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-08-19.

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