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Dalarna County

Dalarna County, or Dalarnas län is a County or län in middle Sweden. It borders to the Counties of Jämtland, Gävleborg, Västmanland, Örebro and Värmland. It is also bounded by the Norwegian counties of Hedmark and Sør-Trøndelag in the east.

Dalarnas län
Residence CityFalun
County CouncilLandstinget Dalarna
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 4th
28,194 km²
6.9 %
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 8th
3.2 %

Table of contents
1 Province
2 Administration
3 Politics
4 Municipalities
5 Heraldry
6 Miscellaneous topics
7 External links


For History, Geography and Culture see: Dalecarlia

The province of Dalecarlia virtually encompasses the Dalarna County.


Main article: Dalarna County Administrative Board

Dalarna County was known as Kopparberg County, or Kopparbergs län, until 1997. Kopparberg literally means Copper Mountain.

The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fullfil the goals set in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests and promote the development of the county, to establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is nominally a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Dalarna Governors.


Main article: Dalarna County Council

The County Council of Dalarna or Landstinget Dalarna.


Main article: Municipalities of Dalarna


Main article: Heraldry of Dalecarlia

The Dalarna County inherited its coat of arms from the province of Dalecarlia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board.

Miscellaneous topics

External links

Counties of Sweden:
Blekinge  |  Dalarna  |  Gotland  |  Gävleborg  |  Halland  |  Jämtland
Jönköping  |  Kalmar  |  Kronoberg County  |  Norrbotten  |  Skåne  |  Stockholm
Södermanland  |  Uppsala  |  Värmland  |  Västerbotten  |  Västernorrland
Västmanland  |  Västra Götaland  |  Örebro  |  Östergötland

Provinces of Sweden  |  Sweden