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Blekinge (county)

The County of Blekinge is a county or län in the south of Sweden. It borders to the Counties of Skåne, Kronoberg, Kalmar and to the Baltic Sea. There is also a province of Blekinge

Blekinge län
CountyK
Residence cityKarlskrona
County councilLandstinget Blekinge
ProvinceBlekinge
Area
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 21st (Smallest)
2,941 km²
0.7 %
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 19th
150,625
1.7 %
51.2/km²

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Province For History, Geography and Culture see: Province of Blekinge

The province of Blekinge has virtually the same boundaries as the current administrative entity, the County of Blekinge.

Administration Main article: County Administrative Board of Blekinge[?]

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 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.

Politics Main article: County Council of Blekinge[?]

The County Council of Blekinge or Landstinget Blekinge.

Municipalities Main article: Municipalities of Blekinge[?]

Heraldry Main article: Heraldry of Blekinge[?]

The County of Blekinge inherited its coat of arms from the province of Blekinge. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board.

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Counties of Sweden:
Blekinge  |  Dalarna  |  Gotland  |  Gävleborg  |  Halland  |  Jämtland
Jönköping  |  Kalmar  |  Kronoberg  |  Norrbotten  |  Skåne  |  Stockholm
Södermanland  |  Uppsala  |  Värmland  |  Västerbotten  |  Västernorrland
Västmanland  |  Västra Götaland  |  Örebro  |  Östergötland


Provinces of Sweden  |  Sweden



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