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Halland (county)

The County of Halland is a county or län on the western coast of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Västra Götaland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Skåne and to the sea of Kattegat. There is also a province of Halland

Hallands län
Residence cityHalmstad
County councilLandstinget Halland
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 19th
5,454 km²
1.3 %
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 11th
3.1 %

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Province For History, Geography and Culture see: Halland

The historical province of Halland has virtually the same boundaries as the current administrative entity, the County of Halland. The major exception is the eastern part of the municipality of Hylte, which belonged to the province of Småland.

Administration Main article: County Administrative Board of Halland

Halland became a county with its own Governors in 1658. 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 Halland[?]

Among the main responsibilities for the County Council of Halland or Landstinget Halland are the public health care issues.

Municipalities Main article: Municipalities of Halland[?]

Heraldry Main article: Heraldry of Halland[?]

The County of Halland inherited its coat of arms from the province of Halland. 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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