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Svalöv Municipality

Svalöv Municipality
Svalövs kommun
Coat of arms of Svalöv Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Sweden
County Skåne County
Seat Svalöv
 • Total 388.62 km2 (150.05 sq mi)
 • Land 387.3 km2 (149.5 sq mi)
 • Water 1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
  Area as of January 1, 2014.
Population (March 31, 2015)[2]
 • Total 13,452
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Scania
Municipal code 1214

Svalöv Municipality (Svalövs kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town Svalöv.

The local government reform of 1952 grouped the 15 original entities into six larger municipalities. In two steps, 1969 and 1971 they were amalgamated to form the present municipality.

The most common housing category is one-family houses.

There are local pågatåg trains connecting Svalöv, one can take a bus (approximately 15 minutes) from Teckomatorp.

The villages Röstånga, Kågeröd, Teckomatorp, Svalöv itself and parts of Söderåsen National Park are located in the municipality. The villages are all connected via local buses.

Knutstorp Castle is situated in the municipality. The famous astronomer Tycho Brahe was born there.

Urban areas

There are 6 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Svalöv 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.

# Locality Population
1 Svalöv 3,344
2 Teckomatorp 1,644
3 Kågeröd 1,413
4 Billeberga 948
5 Röstånga 846
6 Tågarp 434


  • Statistics Sweden
  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" ( 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 mars 2015" (in Swedish).  

External links

  • Svalöv - Official site
  • Coat of arms

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