Klippan Municipality

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Klippan Municipality
Klippans kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Klippan Municipality
Coat of arms
Klippan Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Klippan
Area[1]
 • Total 379.41 km2 (146.49 sq mi)
 • Land 374.32 km2 (144.53 sq mi)
 • Water 5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2013)[2]
 • Total 16,715
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1276
Website www.klippan.se

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

The municipality was created in 1974 through the amalgamation of the market town Klippan (itself instituted in 1945) with the rural municipality of Riseberga and part of Östra Ljungby.

Söderåsen National Park is partly situated within the municipality.

Localities[edit]

There are 6 localities (or built-up areas) in Klippan Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005.[3] The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Klippan 7,778
2 Ljungbyhed 2,057
3 Östra Ljungby 893
4 Stidsvig 730
5 Klippans bruk 301
6 Krika 208

Buildings[edit]

The Church of St. Peter was built in 1966.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "SCB, Befolkningsstatistik 31 December 2013" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 2014. 
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden
  4. ^ Colin St. John Wilson (1988). "Sigurd Lewerentz and the Dilemma of the Classical". Perspecta 24: 51–77. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 56°08′N 13°08′E / 56.133°N 13.133°E / 56.133; 13.133