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    The counties of Sweden

    by sim1 Updated Dec 27, 2006

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    This page is about Södermanlands Län, but if you are looking for specific info about one of the other counties (läns) you can click on these links below. On each of these pages I will give you a description of the county and places worth while visiting.

    The Swedish counties from south to north:

    Götaland (South Sweden):
    Skåne län
    Blekinge län
    Hallands län
    Kronobergs län
    Kalmar län
    Gotlands län
    Västra Götalands län
    Jönköpings Län
    Östergötlands län

    Svealand (Central Sweden):
    Värmlands län
    Örebro län
    Södermanlands län
    Stockholms län
    Västmanlands län
    Uppsala län
    Dalarnas län

    Norrland (North Sweden):
    Gävleborg län
    Jämtlands län
    Västernorrlands län
    Västerbottens län
    Norrbottens län

    Sweden: G��taland, Svealand and Norrland

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    Facts

    by sim1 Updated May 21, 2005

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    Some facts about Södermanlands Län:
    Area: 6,062 km2 (1,6% of Sweden)
    Population: ± 256,000 ( 2.9% of Sweden)
    Density 42 inh./ km2
    County capital: Nyköping

    The county of Södermanland was established in 1634 and carried then the name Nyköping County. It received its present shape in 1719. Major cities in Södermanland are Eskilstuna (88,027 inhabitants), Nyköping (49,000 inhabitants) and Katrineholm (32,724 inhabitants).

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    Svealand, Län, Landskap??? The big question!

    by sim1 Updated May 21, 2005

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    The system in Sweden is rather confusing (I think). So let me make a try to confuse you as well, LOL :-))

    Three parts of Sweden
    First of all Sweden is often roughly devided in three main parts and Svealand is the central part of the country. On the map you can see these three parts of Sweden.

    - Götaland = South Sweden
    - Svealand = Central Sweden
    - Norrland = North Sweden

    Län (counties)
    These three parts are further devided in several counties ("Läns" in Swedish). In total there are 21 counties of Sweden. VT uses the Län structure of Sweden, so I am using that too here in my travel pages.

    Landskap (provinces)
    But besides these "Läns" people also refer to the different part of Sweden in "Landskap" (=province). In total there are 25 "Landskap" in Sweden. I've noticed that this is a more used system when talking with Swedes and reading travel books.

    So what is so confusing?
    Län = Landskap --> but not always!!!
    The names of Landskap and Län are often almost the same --> but not always!!!
    Officially used is the "Län" system, people often still use the "Landskap" system

    Let me take Södermanlands Län as an example.

    Is it: Södermanlands Län, Södermanland or Sörmland???
    Län = county = Södermanlands län
    Landskap = province = Södermanland

    The province Södermanland is much bigger then the county of Södermanlands Län. Södermanland includes part of the Stockholms Län (which doesn't exist as landskap). Hahaha, getting confused by now? I am!

    To make it even more complicated, the locals don't use either of these names. Hahaha, they often call it Sörmland (an abriviation of Södermanland)

    The "Län" or county is a replacement of the "landskap" or province, but lots of people still think in "landskap" here in Sweden. Hahaha, I guess Swedes are stubborn as they changed the system officially from Landskap till Län already in 1634 ;-) Hmmmmm..... although I have to admit that I think in Sweden in "landskap" as well ;-))

    Sweden: G��taland, Svealand and Norrland

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    Welcome to Södermanlands Län

    by sim1 Updated May 21, 2005

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    In these general tips I want to give you some general info about Södermanlands Län, its history and its culture. Let me start by giving you an idea where Södermanlands Län is located. Roughly described you can say that Södermanlands Län is in the central part of Sweden just south of Lake Mälaren and west of Stockholm. You can also refer to Södermanlands Län as the south-eastern parts of Svealand (see next tip).

    S��dermanlands L��n

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    Bakluckeloppis.

    by Dizzyhead Written Aug 17, 2013

    Favorite thing: This is like a garage sale in the USA but many sell at the same time.They have one in Södertälje every year.

    Bakluckeloppis.
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