Lund Municipality

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Lunds kommun
Coat of arms of Lunds kommun
Coat of arms
Lund Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Lund
 • Total 439.91 km2 (169.85 sq mi)
 • Land 427.23 km2 (164.95 sq mi)
 • Water 12.68 km2 (4.90 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2017)[2]
 • Total 121,274
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1281
Density is calculated using land area only.

Lund Municipality (Lunds kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County, southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Lund.

As most municipalities in Sweden, the territory of Lund Municipality consists of a lot of former local government units, united in a series of amalgamations. The number of original entities (as of 1863) is 22. At the time of the nationwide municipal reform of 1952 the number had been reduced to six. In 1967 the rural municipality Torn (itself created in 1952 was added to Lund. The City of Lund was made a unitary municipality in 1971 and amalgamated with Dalby, Genarp, Södra Sandby and Veberöd in 1974 completing the process.

Dalby Söderskog, one of Sweden's national parks, is located within the municipality between Dalby and Lund.


There are nine urban areas (or localities) in Lund Municipality.

In the table the urban areas are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2010. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

# Locality Population
1 Lund 82,800
2 Södra Sandby 6,136
3 Dalby 5,708
4 Veberöd 4,062
5 Genarp 2,892
6 Stångby 1,218
7 Idala 738
8 Torna Hällestad 584
9 Revingeby 545

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

The municipality is twinned with the following local government areas:[3]


  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. ^ "The sister cities of Lund" (in Swedish). Lund municipality. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 

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Coordinates: 55°42′N 13°12′E / 55.700°N 13.200°E / 55.700; 13.200