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Malmö
From top left to right: Turning Torso, Malmö Castle, Griffin Sculpture, Kronprinsen and the Øresund Bridge.
From top left to right: Turning Torso, Malmö Castle, Griffin Sculpture, Kronprinsen and the Øresund Bridge.
Coat of arms of Malmö
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Mångfald, Möten, Möjligheter
(Eng.: Diversity, Meetings, Possibilities)
Malmö is located in Sweden
Malmö
Malmö
Location in Sweden
Country Sweden
Province Scania
County Skåne County
Municipality Malmö Municipality and
Burlöv Municipality
Charter 13th century
Area
 • City 158.4 km2 (61.2 sq mi)
 • Land 157 km2 (61 sq mi)
 • Water 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
 • Urban
77 km2 (30 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,522 km2 (974 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2012)
 • City 303,873
 • Urban
280,415
 • Urban density 3,651/km2 (9,460/sq mi)
 • Metro
664,428
 • Metro density 264/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21x xx
Area code(s) (+46) 40
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Malmo (Swedish: [Malmö] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help), Danish: [Malmø] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is the third largest city in Sweden. About 333,633 people lived there in 2017. It is in the south west part of Sweden, by the sea. The Öresund bridge goes from Malmö to Copenhagen. In the 15th century, Malmö was one of Denmark's largest cities.

Malmö has the biggest Middle Eastern community in Sweden. It is warm in the summer. In winter it is not quite as cold as in other parts of Sweden.

Twin Cities

United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

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