Bjuv Municipality

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Bjuv Municipality (Bjuvs kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Bjuv.

The amalgamations connected to the 1971 local government reform in Sweden took place in this area in 1974, when "old" Bjuv (a market town (köping) since 1946) was amalgamated with Billesholm and Ekeby.

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History

The municipal arms depicts a mining torch lighting up a dark area. The reason is that Bjuv Municipality has had a coal mining industry since the 18th century. In the end of the 19th century, the clay industry flourished, based on the coal.

Localities

There are 5 urban areas (also called Tätort or localities) in Bjuv 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.

References

External links

  • Bjuv - Official site

Coordinates: 56°05′N 12°55′E / 56.083°N 12.917°E / 56.083; 12.917

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