city in the southern Swedish province of Scania

Lund is a city in Scania, in the south of Sweden. About 80,000 people live there, which makes it the eleventh biggest city in Sweden. It is close to Malmö. The municipality has about 105,000 people.

Map of Sweden. Lund is at the red dot
coat of arms

Lund is known for its university, Lund University (founded in 1666). It is the largest university in Scandinavia. The city is also known for its cathedral, Lund Cathedral (Lunds domkyrka).

Lund is an old city. It was probably founded around the year 990, when Scania belonged to Denmark.