Klippan Municipality

Klippan Municipality (Swedish: Klippans kommun) is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Klippan.

Klippan Municipality
Klippans kommun
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Coat of arms of Klippan Municipality
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Coordinates: 56°08′N 13°08′E / 56.133°N 13.133°E / 56.133; 13.133
CountySkåne County
 • Total379.41 km2 (146.49 sq mi)
 • Land374.32 km2 (144.53 sq mi)
 • Water5.09 km2 (1.97 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total17,783
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
Municipal code1276
Websitewww.klippan.se Edit this at Wikidata

The municipality was created in 1974 through the amalgamation of the market town Klippan (itself instituted in 1945) with the rural municipality of Riseberga and part of Östra Ljungby.

Söderåsen National Park is partly situated within the municipality.


There were five localities in the municipality in 2018.[3]

Locality Population
Klippan 8,819
Ljungbyhed 2,168
Östra Ljungby 1,819
Klippans bruk 319
Krika 196


The Church of St. Peter, designed by Sigurd Lewerentz, was completed in 1966.[4]


  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 2014-01-01. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2021" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 22, 2022. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  3. ^ "Folkmängd per tätort efter region och vart 5:e år" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2019-08-07.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Wilson, Colin St John (1988). "Sigurd Lewerentz and the Dilemma of the Classical". Perspecta. 24: 51–77.

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