Welcome to Malmö

Malmö is Sweden’s third-largest city and the commercial center of southern Sweden and the Öresund region. The area is Scandinavia’s most densely populated metropolitan region and is home to 3.7 million people, a quarter of the whole of Sweden and Denmark’s population.

Malmö is an intercultural and youthful city with nearly a third of its inhabitants born abroad. In recent years the population of Malmö has increased significantly, and the city is home to 174 nationalities and 150 different languages.

In Malmö you can find a rich cultural life within all art forms – a dynamic free cultural scene within the theatre, dance, music, and art as well as institutions such as Malmö Opera, Malmö Konsthall (Art Center) Malmö Muséer (the City Museum) Stadsbiblioteket (City Library). The city also arranges a lot of free cultural events for the population through projects like Sommarscen Malmö and the city’s festival Malmöfestivalen.