Klippan Municipality

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Klippan Municipality
Klippans kommun
Coat of arms of Klippan Municipality
Coat of arms
Klippan Municipality in Scania County.png
CountySkåne County
 • Total379.41 km2 (146.49 sq mi)
 • Land374.32 km2 (144.53 sq mi)
 • Water5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total17,462
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1276

Klippan Municipality (Klippans kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Klippan.

The municipality was created in 1974 through the amalgamation of the market town Klippan (itself instituted in 1945) with the rural municipality of Riseberga and part of Östra Ljungby.

Söderåsen National Park is partly situated within the municipality.


There are 6 localities (or built-up areas) in Klippan Municipality.

In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005.[3] The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Klippan 7,778
2 Ljungbyhed 2,057
3 Östra Ljungby 893
4 Stidsvig 730
5 Klippans bruk 301
6 Krika 208


The Church of St. Peter, designed by Sigurd Lewerentz, was completed in 1966.[4]


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Statistics Sweden
  4. ^ Wilson, Colin St John (1988). "Sigurd Lewerentz and the Dilemma of the Classical". Perspecta. 24: 51–77.

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Coordinates: 56°08′N 13°08′E / 56.133°N 13.133°E / 56.133; 13.133