Lund Municipality

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Lund Municipality (Lunds kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County, southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Lund.

As most municipalities in Sweden, the territory of Lund Municipality consists of a lot of former local government units, united in a series of amalgamations. The number of original entities (as of 1863) is 22. At the time of the nation-wide municipal reform of 1952 the number had been reduced to six. In 1967 the rural municipality Torn (itself created in 1952 was added to Lund. The City of Lund was made a unitary municipality in 1971 and amalgamated with Dalby, Genarp, Södra Sandby and Veberöd in 1974 completing the process.

Dalby Söderskog, one of Sweden's national parks, is located within the municipality between the Dalby and Lund.

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Localities

There are nine urban areas (or localities) in Lund Municipality.

In the table the urban areas are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2005. The municipal seat is in bold characters.

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities

Lund has a sister city in each of the Nordic countries, as well as in other countries.[3]

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