Scania is the southernmost county, as well as a traditional province, in . It is known for its rich agricultural fields, its old history, long beaches, Danish heritage and a distinguishable accent.
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is 's third largest city with a population of over 300,000, and the capital of the province of Skåne on the southern tip of the country. Photo: Philaweb, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a university city in Scania, the southern part of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and the seat of , Scania, Sweden. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a city, and a municipality in north-eastern Scania, in southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is a small but charming city in Scania, or Skåne, part of southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a port city in Skåne, southern . Photo: Gentex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in in Scania with 21716 inhabitants in 2000. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Scania, Sweden. Located on the shores of the Öresund, it possesses an excellent natural port, which has lent the town first military and then commercial significance. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and the seat of , , with 19,598 inhabitants as of 2018.Eslöv is part of the Öresund Region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a locality and the seat of , , with 6,527 inhabitants in 2010. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a locality and the seat of , Scania County, with 14,107 inhabitants in 2010.Höganäs is nationally known for its ceramics industry, Keramik. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small island which lies in the middle of Öresund Sound, between southern Sweden and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in north-western Scania, in , and the centre of Municipality. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality at the southwestern edge of Scania, containing a peninsula with twin towns Skanör and Falsterbo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a locality and the seat of , , with 9,049 inhabitants in 2010.In 1996, a train containing large amounts of ammonia derailed and around 9,000 people had to be evacuated from the area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Söderåsen is a ridge in Scania in southern . On Söderåsen can you find Scania’s highest point: 212 m above sea level. Photo: Silverkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a bimunicipal locality and the seat of in Scania County, with 9,488 inhabitants in 2010. Photo: Jorchr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a locality and the seat of , , with 7,865 inhabitants in 2010. Photo: Boberger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a locality situated in , , with 715 inhabitants in 2010.It is best known for its scenic harbour and its location adjacent to the Kullaberg Nature Reserve. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a peninsula and nature reserve of land protruding into the Kattegat in near the town of in southwest . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a part of the Swedish historical province of Skåne. Photo: Lone Vassnos, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
55.9833° or 55° 59' north
Longitude of center
13.5° or 13° 30' east
128 metres (420 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Skåne
  • Albanian: Skåne
  • Arabic: سكانيا
  • Arabic: سكونا
  • Armenian: Սկոնե
  • Asturian: Escania
  • Asturian: Escaña
  • Basque: Eskania
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Сконэ
  • Belarusian: Сканія
  • Belarusian: Сконэ
  • Belarusian: Сконэлянд
  • Bosnian: Skåne
  • Breton: Kontelezh Skåne
  • Breton: Skania
  • Breton: Skåne
  • Bulgarian: Сконе
  • Catalan: Escània
  • Chinese: Skåne
  • Chinese: 士干尼
  • Chinese: 斯堪尼亞地區
  • Chinese: 斯科訥
  • Chinese: 斯科讷
  • Chinese: 斯科讷地区
  • Chuvash: Сконе ленĕ
  • Croatian: Skåne
  • Czech: Skåne
  • Danish: Skaane
  • Danish: Skåne
  • Dutch: Schonen
  • Dutch: Skane
  • Dutch: Skåne
  • Egyptian Arabic: سكونيه
  • English: Northwestern Scania
  • English: Skåne
  • English: Skåne County
  • Esperanto: Skanio
  • Esperanto: Skåne
  • Estonian: Skåne maakond
  • Finnish: Skoone
  • Finnish: Skåne
  • French: Comté de Skåne
  • French: Scanie
  • French: Skane
  • French: Skåne
  • Galician: Escania
  • Georgian: სკონე
  • German: Schonen
  • German: Skane
  • Gothic: Skanja
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌽𐌾𐌰/Skanja
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌽𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Σκάνια
  • Hebrew: סקונה
  • Hindi: स्कैनिया
  • Hungarian: Skåne tartomány
  • Icelandic: Skánn
  • Italian: Provincia di Scania
  • Italian: Scania
  • Italian: Storia della Scania
  • Japanese: Skåne
  • Japanese: スコーネ地方
  • Korean: 스코네
  • Latin: Scania
  • Macedonian: Сканија
  • Min Nan Chinese: Skåne
  • Mingrelian: სკონეშ პროვინცია
  • Norwegian: Skåne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Herrevad Kloster
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skåne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skåning
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skåne
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Scōnīeg
  • Ossetian: Сконе
  • Persian: استان اسکانیا
  • Persian: اسکونه
  • Polish: Skania
  • Portuguese: Escânea
  • Portuguese: Escânia
  • Portuguese: Província histórica da Escânia
  • Portuguese: Skåne
  • Pushto: اسکونه
  • Romanian: Scania
  • Romanian: Skane
  • Romanian: Skåne
  • Russian: Сконе
  • Samogitian: Skuonė
  • Serbian: Skanija
  • Serbian: Skåne
  • Serbian: Сканија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Skanija
  • Slovak: Skåne
  • Spanish: Escania
  • Spanish: Skane
  • Spanish: Skåne
  • Swedish: Skåne
  • Swedish: Skåne län
  • Turkish: Scania ili
  • Turkish: Skåne
  • Ukrainian: Сканія
  • Ukrainian: Сконе
  • Urdu: اسکانیا
  • Urdu: سکونہ
  • Vietnamese: Scania
  • Volapük: Skaniän
  • Welsh: Skane
  • Welsh: Skåne
  • Western Frisian: Skåne
  • Wu Chinese: 斯科讷
  • Yue Chinese: 士干地區
  • Skane County
  • სკონეს პროვინცია

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