Malmö (Swadish pronunciation: [ˈmalːmøː] ( listen)), in the soothrenmaist province o Scanie, is the third maist populous ceety in Swaden efter Stockholm an Gothenburg.

Malmö
Frae tap left tae richt: Turning Torso, Malmöhus Castle, Griffin Sculptur, Kronprinsen an the Øresund Brig.
Frae tap left tae richt: Turning Torso, Malmöhus Castle, Griffin Sculptur, Kronprinsen an the Øresund Brig.
Coat o airms o Malmö
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Mångfald, Möten, Möjligheter
(Eng.: Diversity, Meetings, Possibilities)
Malmö is locatit in Sweden
Malmö
Malmö
Coordinates: 55°35′N 13°02′E / 55.583°N 13.033°E / 55.583; 13.033
KintraSwaden
ProvinceScanie
CoontySkåne Coonty
MunicipalityMalmö Municipality an
Burlöv Municipality
Chairter13t century
Aurie
 • City158.39 km2 (61.15 sq mi)
 • Laund156.87 km2 (60.57 sq mi)
 • Watter1.52 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
 • Urban
76.81 km2 (29.66 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,521.92 km2 (973.72 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Mairch 2012)[2]
 • Ceety303,873
 • Urban
280,415
 • Urban density3,650.7/km2 (9,455/sq mi)
 • Metro
664,428
 • Metro density263.5/km2 (682/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Wabsteidwww.malmo.se www.malmotown.com

Malmö is the seat o Malmö Municipality an the caipital o Skåne Coonty. The admeenistrative entity for maist o the ceety is Malmö Municipality which haes 290,007[3] inhabitants in aicht different localities, wi 38% being o foreign backgrunds,[4]. Malmö is a bimunicipal locality an aw, as pairt o its Burlöv Municipality. The total population o the urban aurie wis 258,020 bi the end o 2005,[5] o which 9,108 wur in Burlöv.

Greater Malmö is ane o Swaden's three offeecially recognizit Metropolitan auries an syne 2005 is defined bi the municipality o Malmö an 11 ither municipalities in the soothwastren corner o Scanie.[6] On 31 Mairch 2012, its population wis recordit tae be 664,428.[7] The region covers an aurie o 2,535.76 square kilometre (979.06 sq mi).[8] The municipalities includit, apairt frae Malmö, are Burlöv, Eslöv, Höör, Kävlinge, Lomma, Lund, Skurup, Staffanstorp, Svedala, Trelleborg an Vellinge. Lund, wi a municipal population o ower 100,000 an hame tae ane o Scandinavie's major universities, is thegither wi Malmö the region's economical an educational hub.

Malmö wis ane o the earliest an maist industrializit touns o Scandinavie, but it struggled wi the adaptation tae post-industrialism. Syne the construction o the Öresund brig, Malmö haes begun a slow revival wi impressive airchitectural developments, attractin new biotech an IT companies, an pairticularly students through Malmö University College. The ceety contains mony historic biggins an pairks, an is a commercial centre for the wastren pairt o Scanie an aw. Durin the laist few years a university college (Malmö University) haes been established an the ceety is nou ettlin tae focus on eddication, airts an cultur. Malmö wis ranked #4 in Grist Magazine's "15 Green Cities" leet in 2007.[9]

ReferencesEedit

  1. http://www.scb.se/Statistik/MI/MI0802/2012A01/mi0802tab3.xls
  2. http://www.scb.se/Pages/TableAndChart____236124.aspx
  3. "Nu är vi över 290 000! - Malmö - Sydsvenskan - Nyheter dygnet runt". Sydsvenskan.se. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  4. Malmö - mångfaldens stad
  5. "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2000 och 2005" (xls) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2009-05-10.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  6. (Statistics Sweden) Storstadsområden (excel-file, in Swedish) Definitions of Metropolitan Areas in Sweden. Retrieved on 2008-10-12.
  7. (Statistics Sweden) Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 30 juni 2008 och befolkningsförändringar första halvåret 2008 (in Swedish) Retrieved on 2008-10-12.
  8. (Statistics Sweden) Kommunarealer den 1 January 2008 (excel-file, in Swedish) Municipalities in Swaden an their areas, as o 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-12.
  9. "15 Green Cities | Grist | Main Dish | 19 July 2007". Grist. Retrieved 2009-07-08.


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