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Malmö
Frae tap left tae richt: Turning Torso, Malmöhus Castle, Griffin Sculptur, Kronprinsen an the Øresund Brig.

Coat of arms
Motto: Mångfald, Möten, Möjligheter
(Eng.: Diversity, Meetings, Possibilities)
Malmö is located in Sweden
Malmö
Malmö
Coordinates: 55°35′N 13°02′E / 55.583°N 13.033°E / 55.583; 13.033
Kintra Swaden
Province Scanie
Coonty Skåne Coonty
Municipality Malmö Municipality an
Burlöv Municipality
Chairter 13t century
Area[1]
 • City 158.39 km2 (61.15 sq mi)
 • Land 156.87 km2 (60.57 sq mi)
 • Water 1.52 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]
 • City 303,873
 • Urban 280,415
 • Urban density 3,650.7/km2 (9,455/sq mi)
 • Metro 664,428
 • Metro density 263.5/km2 (682/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.malmo.se www.malmotown.com

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

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 kilometres (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]

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Murkrona.svg Malmö is ane o 133 places wi the historical ceety status in Swaden.