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Jämtland County

Jämtland County, or Jämtlands län, is a County or län in the north of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Dalarna, Gävleborg, Västernorrland, and Västerbotten. It also borders to the Norwegian county of Nord-Trøndelag.

Jämtlands län
Residence CityÖstersund
County CouncilJämtlands Läns
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 3rd
49,444 km²
12.0 %
 - Total (Year)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 20th
1.5 %

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: Jemtia or Herdalia

The County of Jämtland is divided upon the provinces of Jemtia and Herdalia.


Main article: Jämtland County Administrative Board

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 Jämtland Governors.


Main article: Jämtland County Council

The County Council of Jämtland or Jämtlands Läns Landsting.


Main article: Municipalities of Jämtland


Main article: Heraldry of Jämtland

The arms for the County of Jämtland is a combination of the arms of Jemtia, and Herdalia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. Blazon: "Parted per fess, the arms of Jemtia and the arms of Herdalia."

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