“Near to everything - far from expensive”. Confidence in the future is strong in Hässleholm municipality. Here you will find genuine industrial traditions, excellent communications, low prices for land and property, and unusually well-developed services.
Hässleholm is strategically situated close to the continent. All this provides excellent opportunities for businesses to develop. For its residents, Hässleholm municipality is an exceptionally attractive choice for living and working.
Hässleholm is a relatively young town in an area rich in tradition. The first houses in the town grew up around the station which was built in the 1860s, when the railway came to the region. Manufacturing industries which requieres godd transport facilities established themselves early on.
Today Hässleholm is the administrative capital of the municipality and an important communication and transport hub for the entire region.
50,100 people live in the municipality. Houses and workplaces are unusually well spread throughout the area, so a relatively large proportion of the population lives out in the countryside. In addition to the main town of Hässleholm with 18,000 inhabitants, there are six smaller towns offering full services and a number of smaller communities. The municipality is, by size, the largest in Skåne, with an area of 1,270 sq km.