Westmannia

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Westmannia, or Västmanland, is a historical Province or landskap in middle Sweden. It borders to Sudermannia, Nericia, Wermelandia, Dalecarlia and Uplandia.


Template:Infobox Landskap

County

For current affairs see: Västmanland County or Örebro County

Westmannia is divided upon Västmanland County, occupying the eastern half and Örebro County, which is claiming the western half.

History

Main article: History of Westmannia

Western Västmanland traditionally belonged to the mining district of Bergslagen.

Geography

Main article: Geography of Westmannia

Westmannia was historically divided into chartered cities and districts. Within Bergslagen they were called mountain districts, and in the rest of the province hundreds.

Cities

Districts

Facts

Culture

Main article: Culture of Westmannia

Engelsberg Ironworks is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Westmannia

Arms granted in 1560. The arms is represented with a dukal coronet. Blazon: "Argent, in base tripple Mount Azure issuant from each Flames Gules."

Dukes of Westmannia

Since 1772, Swedish Princes have been created Dukes of various provinces. This is solely a nominal title.

External links


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hu:Västmanland tartomány sv:Västmanland

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