Lönsboda

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Lönsboda
Lönsboda railway station
Lönsboda railway station
Lönsboda is located in Skåne
Lönsboda
Lönsboda
Lönsboda is located in Sweden
Lönsboda
Lönsboda
Coordinates: 56°24′N 14°19′E / 56.400°N 14.317°E / 56.400; 14.317Coordinates: 56°24′N 14°19′E / 56.400°N 14.317°E / 56.400; 14.317
Country Sweden
Province Skåne
County Skåne County
Municipality Osby Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 2.28 km2 (0.88 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,903
 • Density 834/km2 (2,160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Lönsboda is the second largest locality in Osby Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 1,903 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Lönsboda is situated in north-eastern Scania, about 20 km east of the municipal seat Osby and near the provincial border to Blekinge and Småland.

The community grew up around a railway station which was opened in 1901.

United States Marine Corps War Memorial[edit]

Lönsboda has a connection to the United States and its military history. Sculptors obtained a block of black diabase for the pedestal of the Marine Corps War Memorial from quarries in Lönsboda.

References[edit]

  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.