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Hofterup Church
Hofterup Church
Hofterup is located in Skåne
Hofterup is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 55°47′N 12°58′E / 55.783°N 12.967°E / 55.783; 12.967Coordinates: 55°47′N 12°58′E / 55.783°N 12.967°E / 55.783; 12.967
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Kävlinge Municipality
 • Total 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,501
 • Density 1,268/km2 (3,280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hofterup is a locality situated in Kävlinge Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 3,501 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Hofterup is known for:

Hofterupsdösen, a stone chamber tomb from the Neolithic (stone age)
Hofterup church, one of the oldest churches in Scandinavia
Järavallen Nature Reserve, one of Skåne's largest public recreation areas
Its many horse farms and swimming pools (Northern Europe's most dense pool area according unconfirmed reports)
Barsebäck Golf & Country Club - regarded as one of the top golf courses in Europe. The 2003 Solheim Cup was hosted here, as well as several Scandinavian Masters tournaments.


  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.