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Västernorrland County

Västernorrland County, or Västernorrlands län is a County or län in the north of Sweden. It is bordered by the counties of Gävleborg, Jämtland, Västerbotten and the Gulf of Bothnia.

Västernorrlands län
Residence CityHärnösand
County Council Landstinget
 - Total
 - Percentage
Ranked 6th
21,678 km²
5.3 %
 - Total (1999)
 - Percentage
 - Density
Ranked 16th
2.8 %

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: Angermannia or Medelpadia

Västernorrland County is divided into the provinces of Angermannia and Medelpadia.


Main article: Västernorrland County Administrative Board

The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fullfil the goals set out in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests of the county, to 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 Västernorrland Governors.


Main article: Västernorrland County Council

The County Council of Västernorrland or Landstinget i Västernorrland.


Main article: Municipalities of Västernorrland


Main article: Heraldry of Västernorrland

The arms for the County of Västernorrland are a combination of those of Angermannia, and of Medelpadia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. Blazon: "Parted per pale, the arms of Angermanniaand the arms of Medelpad."

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