Malmköping

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Malmköping
A heritage tram in Malmköping
A heritage tram in Malmköping
Malmköping is located in Sweden
Malmköping
Malmköping
Coordinates: 59°08′N 16°44′E / 59.133°N 16.733°E / 59.133; 16.733Coordinates: 59°08′N 16°44′E / 59.133°N 16.733°E / 59.133; 16.733
Country Sweden
Province Södermanland
County Södermanland County
Municipality Flen Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,977
 • Density 1,514/km2 (3,920/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Malmköping is a locality situated in Flen Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 1,977 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Malmköping is located about 15 kilometers north of the municipal seat Flen. It is a tourist attraction due to its two annual markets.[citation needed] The traditions of markets in Malmköping goes back more than two centuries, as Malmköping got market town rights (köping) in 1785.

There is also a museum tramway in Malmköping, running heritage trams from most of the Swedish tramway systems.

In literature[edit]

Jonas Jonasson's 2009 novel The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared opens in Malmköping.

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. 


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