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Skåne County

The King and Queen visited Skåne County on Friday 5 April.
Skåne läns vapen

Skåne County


Area: 11,035 km²
County seat: Malmö
Host for the visit:
County Governor Margareta Pålsson.

Skåne County has 33 municipalities and around 1.2 million inhabitants. The county was formed on 1 January 1997 by combining Malmöhus County and Kristianstad County.

The programme for The King and Queen's visit on Friday 5 April.

08:30 County Governor of Halland Lars-Erik Lövdén hands over hosting duties to County Governor of Skåne Margareta Pålsson.
09:45 The King and Queen arrive at Kullaberg Visitor Centre, Mölle.
12:15 Lunch at Hotell Statt Hässleholm.
13:30 The King and Queen walk from Hotell Statt Hässleholm to Stortorget.
The King gives a speech.
14:40 The King and Queen arrive at Kristianstad University.
16:25 The King and Queen arrive at Lund City Hall.
The day in Skåne County concludes with dinner hosted by the County Governor at the County Governor's official residence on Stortorget in Malmö.

About Skåne County by County Governor Margareta Pålsson.

"Today's Skåne is home to around 1.5 million people from more than 170 different countries. Diversity is an important factor for Skåne's attraction. An attractive society is made up of people from different cultures and with different lifestyles."
You can read the County Governor's text here.opens in new window

Download the jubilee image for Skåne County.

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The King and Queen's visit to Skåne County