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South Sweden (Swedish: Sydsverige) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.

South Sweden
Sydsverige
National Area
Location of South Sweden
Country Sweden
Largest cityMalmö fulla vapen.svg Malmö
Area
 • Total13,968 km2 (5,393 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,306,695
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeSE04

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GeographyEdit

South Sweden is situated in the southern part of its country. It is close to Denmark and it borders with the riksområden of Småland and the islands and West Sweden.

The most populous cities are Malmö, Helsingborg, Lund, Karlskrona, Kristianstad, Landskrona and Trelleborg.

SubdivisionEdit

South Sweden includes 2 counties:

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