Capital of the province of Skåne, with a population of about 300,000, Malmö is Sweden's third-largest city. It was founded at the end of the 13th century. The remarkable 8-km (5-mile) bridge and tunnel from Malmö to Copenhagen has transformed travel and trade in the area, cutting both time and costs by replacing the ferries that used to shuttle between the two towns.
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