Bjuv Municipality

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Bjuv Municipality
Bjuvs kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Bjuv Municipality
Coat of arms
Bjuv Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Bjuv
Area[1]
 • Total 115.75 km2 (44.69 sq mi)
 • Land 115.28 km2 (44.51 sq mi)
 • Water 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 14,801
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1260
Website www.bjuv.se

Bjuv Municipality (Bjuvs kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Bjuv.

The amalgamations connected to the 1971 local government reform in Sweden took place in this area in 1974, when "old" Bjuv (a market town (köping) since 1946) was amalgamated with Billesholm and Ekeby.


Things to See:

Things to do and see around Bjuv are:

-Vala Centrum -Hyllinge -Auctions -Bus Fabriken -Helsingborg is a short drive away.

History[edit]

The municipal arms depicts a mining torch lighting up a dark area. The reason is that Bjuv Municipality has had a coal mining industry since the 18th century. In the end of the 19th century, the clay industry flourished, based on the coal.

Localities[edit]

There are 5 urban areas (also called Tätort or localities) in Bjuv Municipality.

In the table they are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Bjuv 6,348
2 Ekeby 3,044
3 Billesholm 2,794
4 Gunnarstorp 362
5 Södra Vrams fälad 262

Politics[edit]

Result of the 2010 election

Moderate Party 25,86%

Centre party 3,71%

Liberal People's Party 4,93%

Christian Democrats 2,67%

Swedish Social Democratic Party 40,57%

Left Party 3,19%

Green Party 3,48%

Sweden Democrats 14,89%

Other Parties 0,68%

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Bjuv - Official site

Coordinates: 56°05′N 12°55′E / 56.083°N 12.917°E / 56.083; 12.917