South Sweden

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South Sweden
Sydsverige
National Area
Location of South Sweden
Country  Sweden
Largest city Malmö fulla vapen.svg Malmö
Area
 • Total 13,968 km2 (5,393 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,306,695
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code SE04

South Sweden (Swedish: Sydsverige) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.

Geography[edit]

South Sweden is situated in the southern part of its country. It is close to Denmark and it borders with the riksområden of Småland and the islands and West Sweden.

The most populous cities are Malmö, Helsingborg, Lund, Karlskrona, Kristianstad, Landskrona and Trelleborg.

Subdivision[edit]

South Sweden includes 2 counties:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to National Areas of Sweden at Wikimedia Commons