Svalöv Municipality

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Svalöv Municipality
Svalövs kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Svalöv Municipality
Coat of arms
Svalöv Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Svalöv
Area[1]
 • Total 388.62 km2 (150.05 sq mi)
 • Land 387.3 km2 (149.5 sq mi)
 • Water 1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 13,919
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1214
Website www.svalov.se

Svalöv Municipality (Svalövs kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town Svalöv.

The local government reform of 1952 grouped the 15 original entities into six larger municipalities. In two steps, 1969 and 1971 they were amalgamated to form the present municipality.

The most common housing category is one-family houses.

There are local pågatåg trains connecting Teckomatorp, in the south of the municipality, with Malmö, Lund and Helsingborg. To get to the town of Svalöv, one can take a bus (approximately 15 minutes) from Teckomatorp.

The villages Röstånga, Kågeröd, Teckomatorp, Svalöv itself and parts of Söderåsen National Park are located in the municipality. The villages are all connected via local buses.

Knutstorp Castle is situated in the municipality. The famous astronomer Tycho Brahe was born there.

Urban areas[edit]

There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Svalöv Municipality.

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

# Locality Population
1 Svalöv 3,344
2 Teckomatorp 1,644
3 Kågeröd 1,413
4 Billeberga 948
5 Röstånga 846
6 Tågarp 434

References[edit]

  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 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°55′N 13°07′E / 55.917°N 13.117°E / 55.917; 13.117