Staffanstorp Municipality

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Staffanstorp Municipality (Staffanstorps kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County, southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town Staffanstorp. Uppåkra, the former location for the city of Lund, is located in the municipality.

The municipality was formed by the local government reform of 1952, when 12 original units, created out of parishes in 1863, were amalgamated. The next reform in 1971 did not affect the size of this municipality.

In the municipality there are two localities which have grown into suburbs of Malmö, Staffanstorp with 13,800 inhabitants and Hjärup with 3,900 inhabitants, which both are typical residential districts dominated by detached houses built in the second half of the 20th century, wherefrom most people commute for work in the nearby cities of Lund and Malmö.

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Localities

There are 3 urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Staffanstorp 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.

Sister city

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Coordinates: 55°38′N 13°12′E / 55.633°N 13.2°E / 55.633; 13.2

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