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Malmö

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-29 map, 1588
Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-29 map, 1588




Facts in brief:

Was important center in herring trade during Middle Ages; received influx of German immigrant merchants; united with Sweden in 1658; declined, partially due to poor harbor; new harbor was built in 1775 & the city revived.

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