Osby Municipality

Osby Municipality (Osby kommun) is a municipality in Scania County in Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Osby.

Osby Municipality
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Coat of arms of Osby Municipality
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 56°22′N 13°59′E / 56.367°N 13.983°E / 56.367; 13.983
CountrySweden
CountyScania County
SeatOsby
Area
 • Total599.84 km2 (231.60 sq mi)
 • Land576.24 km2 (222.49 sq mi)
 • Water23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
 Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population
 (31 December 2021)[2]
 • Total13,269
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE
ProvinceScania
Municipal code1273
Websitewww.osby.se

The amalgamation during the 1970s' local government reform took place in the area on 1 January 1974, when the former market town Osby (itself instituted as such in 1937) was merged with three adjacent rural municipalities.

LocalitiesEdit

There are 3 localities (or built-up areas) in Osby Municipality.

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

# Locality Population
1 Osby 6,947
2 Lönsboda 1,899
3 Killeberg 575

ElectionsEdit

RiksdagEdit

Year Turnout Votes V S MP C L KD M SD
2014[3] 85.5 8,244 3.4 35.2 4.3 5.9 2.7 4.9 16.1 25.4
2018[4] 87.0 8,385 3.9 28.2 2.2 7.3 2.4 7.3 16.1 31.2

International relationsEdit

The municipality is twinned with:[5]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Osby kommun 2014" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Osby kommun 2018" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  5. ^ "vänorter - Osby Kommun". www.osby.se. Archived from the original on 2009-04-17.

External linksEdit