Höör

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Höör
Höör church
Höör church
Coat of arms of Höör
Coat of arms
Höör is located in Sweden
Höör
Höör
Coordinates: 55°56′10″N 13°32′50″E / 55.93611°N 13.54722°E / 55.93611; 13.54722Coordinates: 55°56′10″N 13°32′50″E / 55.93611°N 13.54722°E / 55.93611; 13.54722
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Höör Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 6.12 km2 (2.36 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,865
 • Density 1,286/km2 (3,330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Höör is a locality and the seat of Höör Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 7,865 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The unusual spelling with double "ö", was implemented by the Swedish postal service in the beginning of the 20th century. At that time it was common that, on local letters, the place of destination was replaced by the word "Här" (sw. for here). In order to avoid confusion the spelling of the name Hör was therefore changed to Höör.

The railway station in Höör is located on the line from Kristianstad to Malmö, making it quick and easy to commute. Also basically situated through the town is a large road leading north and south.

References[edit]

  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.