The Malmö urban area (Swedish: Malmö tätort) is the third largest of the 1,940 localities or Urban areas in Sweden. As such it has no political or administrative significance, but is a geographical and statistical entity. It is not the same as Metropolitan Malmö (Swedish: Stormalmö), which is a much larger area.
It is a bimunicipal locality in Skåne County. The population (as of 2010) is 280,415.