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A heritage tram in Malmköping
A heritage tram in Malmköping
Coat of arms of Malmköping
Coat of arms
Malmköping is located in Södermanland
Malmköping is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°08′N 16°44′E / 59.133°N 16.733°E / 59.133; 16.733Coordinates: 59°08′N 16°44′E / 59.133°N 16.733°E / 59.133; 16.733
CountySödermanland County
MunicipalityFlen Municipality
 • Total1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
(31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,977
 • Density1,514/km2 (3,920/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Malmköping is a locality situated in Flen Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 1,977 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Malmköping is located about 15 kilometers north of the municipal seat Flen. It is a tourist attraction due to its many annual markets.[2] The traditions of markets in Malmköping goes back more than two centuries, as Malmköping got market town rights (köping) in 1785.

There is also a museum tramway in Malmköping, running heritage trams from most of the Swedish tramway systems. Olympian Helge Meuller was born here.[3]

In literature[edit]

Jonas Jonasson's 2009 novel The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared opens in Malmköping. The movie, however, is recorded in Munkedal, Bohuslän.[4]


  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.
  2. ^ "Välkommen till Malmköping". Retrieved 2016-04-07.
  3. ^ "Helge Meuller". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Inspelning av Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann". (in Swedish). Retrieved 2016-04-07.

External links[edit]

Media related to Malmköping at Wikimedia Commons