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Skåne County

county (län) in Sweden

Skåne County (Swedish: Skåne län) is a county in central Sweden, with the seat located in Malmö. It was established in 1997, as a merger out of former counties Kristianstad and Malmöhus.

Skåne County

Skåne län
Coat of arms
Seal
Official logo of Skåne County
 
CountrySweden
Founded1997
CapitalMalmö
Government
 • GovernorMargareta Pålsson
 • CouncilSkåne Regional Council
Area
 • Total11,034.5 km2 (4,260.4 sq mi)
Population
 (March 31, 2011)[2]
 • Total1,251,213
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-M
GDP/ NominalSEK 278,254 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 331,700 (2010)
NUTS RegionSE224
Websitewww.m.lst.se

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Sveriges Nationalatlas. Retrieved 2 April 2008
  2. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2013-11-04.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Skåne County at Wikimedia Commons