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Halland County

Halland County, or Hallands län, is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. It borders the counties of Västra Götaland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Skåne and the sea of the Kattegat.

Hallands län
Residence cityHalmstad
County councilLandstinget Halland
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 19th
5,454 km²
1.3 %
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 11th
3.1 %

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: Hallandia

Hallandia, the historical province Halland, has virtually the same boundaries as the current administrative entity, Halland County. The major exception is the eastern part of the municipality of Hylte, which belonged to the province of Smalandia.


Main article: Halland County Administrative Board

The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil 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 Halland Governors.


Main article: Halland County Council

Among the main responsibilities of the Halland County Council or Landstinget Halland are public health care issues.


Main article: Municipalities of Halland


Main article: Heraldry of Hallandia

The County of Halland inherited its coat of arms from the province of Hallandia. 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