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Skåne
Flag of Skåne
Flag
Coat of arms of Skåne
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Skåne.svg
Country Sweden
Land Götaland
County Skåne County
Area
 • Total 10,939 km2 (4,224 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2013)
 • Total 1 274 069
Ethnicity
 • Language Swedish
 • Dialect Scanian
Culture
 • Flower Oxeye daisy
 • Animal Red deer
 • Bird Red Kite
 • Fish Eel
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area codes 040–0418

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

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