Osby Municipality

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Osby Municipality
Osby kommun
Coat of arms of Osby Municipality
Coat of arms
Osby Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Osby
 • Total 599.84 km2 (231.60 sq mi)
 • Land 576.24 km2 (222.49 sq mi)
 • Water 23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (June 30, 2017)[2]
 • Total 13,169
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1273
Website www.osby.se

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

The amalgamation during the 1970s' local government reform took place in the area on January 1, 1974, when the former market town Osby (itself instituted as such in 1937) was merged with three adjacent rural municipalities.


There are 3 localities (or built-up areas) in Osby Municipality.

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

# Locality Population
1 Osby 6,947
2 Lönsboda 1,899
3 Killeberg 575

International relations[edit]

The municipality is twinned with: [3]


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Coordinates: 56°22′N 13°59′E / 56.367°N 13.983°E / 56.367; 13.983