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Skåne

historical province in Sweden
(Redirected from Scania)

Skåne (Scania) is a historical province in southern Sweden. Once part of Denmark, it became a part of Sweden in the 17th century.

Skåne
Flag of Skåne
Flag
Coat of arms of Skåne
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Skåne.svg
CountrySweden
LandGötaland
CountySkåne County
Area
 • Total10,939 km2 (4,224 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2013 [2])
 • Total1 274 069
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectScanian
Culture
 • FlowerOxeye daisy
 • AnimalRed deer
 • BirdRed Kite
 • FishEel
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area codes040–0418

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Statistics Sweden".
  2. http://www.scb.se/sv_/Hitta-statistik/Statistikdatabasen/TabellPresentation/?layout=tableViewLayout1&rxid=84aa9813-1d80-40b6-bd75-9f5a7589098b

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Skåne at Wikimedia Commons