Klippan Municipality

Coordinates: 56°08′N 13°08′E / 56.133°N 13.133°E / 56.133; 13.133
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Klippan Municipality
Klippans kommun
Coat of arms of Klippan Municipality
Coordinates: 56°08′N 13°08′E / 56.133°N 13.133°E / 56.133; 13.133
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.
 (31 December 2023)[2]
 • Total17,723
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1276
Websitewww.klippan.se Edit this at Wikidata

Klippan Municipality (Swedish: 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 were five localities in the municipality in 2018.[3]

Locality Population
Klippan 8,819
Ljungbyhed 2,168
Östra Ljungby 1,819
Klippans bruk 319
Krika 196


This is a demographic table based on Klippan Municipality's electoral districts in the 2022 Swedish general election sourced from SVT's election platform, in turn taken from SCB official statistics.[4]

In total there were 17,742 residents, including 12,988 Swedish citizens of voting age.[4] 33.6% voted for the left coalition and 64.7% for the right coalition. Indicators are in percentage points except population totals and income.


The Church of St. Peter, designed by Sigurd Lewerentz, was completed in 1966.[5]


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd och befolkningsförändringar - Kvartal 4, 2023" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 22, 2024. Retrieved February 22, 2024.
  3. ^ "Folkmängd per tätort efter region och vart 5:e år" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2019-08-07.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c "Valresultat 2022 för Klippan i riksdagsvalet" (in Swedish). SVT. 11 September 2022. Retrieved 6 January 2024.
  5. ^ Wilson, Colin St John (1988). "Sigurd Lewerentz and the Dilemma of the Classical". Perspecta. 24: 51–77.

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