Landskrona [ lans kru ː na ] ( German outdated Landskron ) is a port and industrial city in the Swedish province of Skåne County and the historic province of Skåne, located on the Øresund between Malmö and Helsingborg. It is the chief town of the same name.


Under the name Landskrone the place were the town charter granted by King Erik VII of Denmark 1413. The name ( " the country 's Crown") was program: Erik intended to make the new city became the capital of the united in the Kalmar Union since 1389 Nordic countries. 1416 Erik moved on to Copenhagen and the idea was abandoned.


Worth seeing are the citadel and the Landskrona Museum with exhibits of local crafts and Sweden's first aircraft factory.

The city in front is about 4 km from the island of Ven, which was invested in 1576 to the astronomer Tycho Brahe.


The public transport of the city is carried out by Skånetrafiken, line 3 is operated with trolleybuses (see trolleybus Landskrona ). After Ven ferries the Ventrafiken.

Industry and Environment

Landskrona is valid for several years in circles of conservationists and environmental experts as a model for environmentally friendly businesses. In this regard, the Foundation TEM ( Technology Environment Management) is to highlight the University of Lund, which gave a decisive impetus in Landskrona away from the ' after and disposed of ' environmental, towards the ' preventive ' environmental technology.


The local football club Landskrona, the Landskrona BoIS, currently playing in the second highest Swedish league Superettan. Landskrona in 1990 went as a venue for the European Championship qualifier match between the Faroese national football team and the selection of Austria in the football history, as the hitherto unknown island kicker unexpectedly victorious went 1-0 from the square.

See: soccer match Faroe Islands - Austria 1990

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Janet Ågren ( born 1949 ), actress
  • Olle Anderberg (1919-2003), Ringer
  • Rasmus Bengtsson (* 1993), ice hockey player
  • Allvar Gullstrand (1862-1930), physician and Nobel Prize winner
  • Rasmus Lindgren ( born 1984 ), football player
  • Åge Lundström (1890-1975), show jumping
  • Siw Malmkvist (* 1936), pop singer
  • Amanda X -Maier (1853-1894), violinist and composer
  • Jesper Svenbro ( born 1944 ), poet and member of Svenska Academies
  • Anna Troberg (* 1974), politician