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Anderslöv Church
Anderslöv Church
Anderslöv is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 55°26′N 13°20′E / 55.433°N 13.333°E / 55.433; 13.333Coordinates: 55°26′N 13°20′E / 55.433°N 13.333°E / 55.433; 13.333
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Trelleborg Municipality
 • Total 1.03 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,808
 • Density 1,761/km2 (4,560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Anderslöv is a locality situated in Trelleborg Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 1,808 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Its 12th-century Romanesque church is noted for its old frescos.[2]

In popular culture[edit]

An important part of the Sjöwall and Wahlöö novel Cop Killer (Polismördaren) is fictitiously situated in Anderslöv.

In 2012, Johan Pettersson earned Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry for solving the puzzle of why in certain houses in of Anderslöv people's hair turned green.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Anderslöv kirke", Nordens kirker. (Danish) Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Ig Nobel honours ponytail physics". BBC. 21 September 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "'New homes' turn Swedes' hair green". The Local Europe AB. 17 December 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2012.