Hammenhög

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For the Swedish novelist, see: Waldemar Hammenhög.
Hammenhög
Hammenhög Church
Hammenhög is located in Skåne
Hammenhög
Hammenhög
Hammenhög is located in Sweden
Hammenhög
Hammenhög
Coordinates: 55°30′N 14°09′E / 55.500°N 14.150°E / 55.500; 14.150Coordinates: 55°30′N 14°09′E / 55.500°N 14.150°E / 55.500; 14.150
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Simrishamn Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 908
 • Density 872/km2 (2,260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hammenhög is a locality situated in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 908 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

The village is named after a bronze-age grave, the first part of the name, Hammen-, refers to a person named Haming or Hamund, the second part, -hög, from the Old Norse word Haugr, means mound or barrow.

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  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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