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Hjärup (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈjɛːrɵp])[2] is, with its more than 4,250 inhabitants, the second largest locality in Staffanstorp Municipality, Scania, Sweden.

Hjärup
New houses soon ready to receive their tenants in 1991 Jakriborg
New houses soon ready to receive their tenants in 1991 Jakriborg
Hjärup is located in Skåne
Hjärup
Hjärup
Hjärup is located in Sweden
Hjärup
Hjärup
Coordinates: 55°40′N 13°10′E / 55.667°N 13.167°E / 55.667; 13.167Coordinates: 55°40′N 13°10′E / 55.667°N 13.167°E / 55.667; 13.167
CountrySweden
ProvinceSkåne
CountySkåne County
MunicipalityStaffanstorp Municipality
Area
 • Total1.70 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total4,265
 • Density2,510/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Hjärup has a station on the Pågatågen system. The locality has a suburban character with semi-detached houses initially built in the 1960s–1970s on Lundaslätten, the fertile plain south of Lund, initially on land sold off from the farm Hjerup. Hjärup was until the 1990s confined in between the railway and the main road MalmöLund. On the other side of the railway, adjacent to Hjärup's station, a district called Jakriborg is now growing.

Hjärup consists of about 1,600 households (2005) with public services chiefly limited to preschools, schools, health care center[3] and old people's home, as virtually all inhabitants commute to work in the Greater Malmö metropolitan area. 400 of the dwellings are in the housing estate Jakriborg.

The distance to Lund is 5 km by bike, bus or car — or 3 minutes by train.

The distance to Malmö is about 15 km — or 10 minutes by train.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 11.
  3. ^ "Hälsomedicinskt Center i Hjärup, Hjärup, Staffanstorp" (in Swedish). 1177 Vårdguiden. Retrieved 2017-04-23.