|• Total||705.46 km2 (272.38 sq mi)|
|• Land||142.61 km2 (55.06 sq mi)|
|• Water||562.85 km2 (217.32 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (December 31, 2016)|
|• Density||50/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The present municipality is a result of the latest local government reform in Sweden. In 1974 the municipalities of Räng, Vellinge and Månstorp (all three created through amalgamation of even smaller units in 1952) amalgamated with the former Town of Skanör med Falsterbo to form a new Vellinge Municipality.
The municipality is considered to be one of the most economically well-off in Sweden, politically governed by a stable majority of the liberal conservative Moderate Party. Due to its low taxes, Vellinge Municipality is mainly populated by middle-class families, many commuting to Malmö (pop. 250,000).
There are nine urban areas (also called a tätort, i.e. locality) in Vellinge 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.
|2||Skanör med Falsterbo||6,861|
- "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2016" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
- Vellinge - Official site