Svedala Municipality

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Svedala Municipality
Svedala kommun
Municipality
Coat of arms of Svedala Municipality
Coat of arms
Svedala Municipality in Scania County.png
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Svedala
Area[1]
 • Total 227.12 km2 (87.69 sq mi)
 • Land 218.05 km2 (84.19 sq mi)
 • Water 9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (December 31, 2016)[2]
 • Total 19,822
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1263
Website www.svedala.se

Svedala Municipality (Svedala kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden, just southeast of Malmö. Its seat is located in the town of Svedala.

The present municipality is the result of a series of amalgamations, carried out in 1952, 1967, 1974 and 1977. Svedala was last municipality to be completed during the local government reform of the 1970s. There had been considerations of adding the whole or parts of the territory to Malmö Municipality.

There exists a city partnership between Svedala Municipality and Bergen auf Rügen, Germany.

Localities[edit]

There are 5 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Svedala Municipality.

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

# Locality Population
1 Svedala 10 555
2 Bara 3,436
3 Klågerup 1,894
4 Sjödiken 438
5 Holmeja 239

Culture[edit]

The event SommarRock (Summer Rock) is held every year in Svedala the second week in July. In 2011 the event attracted 12.200 visitors. Popular bands are The Ark, Mustasch, September and Wilmer X. 2012 marks its 25th anniversary, since its start in 1987.[3]

In Bara there is a PGA Golf Course that opened 2009. It is ranked as the 17th best PGA Golf Course in Europe.[4]

In Svedala there is also a local newspaper called Lokaltidningen Svedala.[5]

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. 
  3. ^ SommarRock's official website
  4. ^ Golf Course in Bara
  5. ^ The local newspaper in Svedala

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°30′N 13°14′E / 55.500°N 13.233°E / 55.500; 13.233