South Sweden

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


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.


South Sweden includes 2 counties:


The Gross domestic product (GDP) of the region was 59.6 billion € in 2018, accounting for 12.6% of Swedish economic output. GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power was 31,100 € or 103% of the EU27 average in the same year. The GDP per employee was also 103% of the EU average.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018". Eurostat.

External linksEdit

  Media related to National Areas of Sweden at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°56′06″N 14°15′11″E / 55.9349°N 14.2530°E / 55.9349; 14.2530