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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
Image:Jämtland_county.png
County SE-Z, SE072
Residence City Östersund
Governor Maggi Mikaelsson
County Council Jämtlands Läns Landsting
Province Jemtia
Herdalia
Created 1810
Area
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 3rd
49,444 km²
12.0 %
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 20th
130,705
1.5 %
2.6/km²
GRP
 - Total (2004)
 - Percent
 - GRP/capita
Ranked 20th
27,628 Million SEK
1.18 %
215,000 SEK
Image:svcmap_jamtland.png
Map highlighting the location of Jämtland County in Sweden


Contents

Province

For History, Geography and Culture see: Jemtia or Herdalia

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

Administration

Main article: Jämtland 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 Jämtland Governors.

Politics

Main article: Jämtland County Council

The County Council of Jämtland or Jämtlands Läns Landsting.

Municipalities

Main article: Municipalities of Jämtland

Heraldry

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."

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External links

et:Jämtlandi lään fr:Comté de Jämtland hu:Jämtland megye no:Jämtlands län sv:Jämtlands län

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