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Södermanland or Sudermannia, is a traditional province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden. It borders to Östergötland, Närke, Västmanland and Uppland. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea.

Södermanland
LandSvealand
CountiesSödermanland
Stockholm
Provincial flower
- Swedish
- Latin
White water lily[?]
Vit näckros
Nymphaea alba
Provincial animalOsprey
Provincial fishBream[?]

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Counties For current affairs see: The Counties of Södermanland or Stockholm

The province of Södermanland is divided upon the County of Södermanland, which occupies the heartland, and the County of Stockholm, which has claimed about a quarter of the territory in the west.

History Main article: History of Södermanland[?]

Chartered cities before 1971:

Geography Main article: Geography of Södermanland[?]

  • Largest lake: Mälaren
  • National parks: Tyresta

The Swedish Capital of Stockholm is divided upon two provinces. The southern half lies in Södermanland and the northern half in Uppland.

Culture Main article: Culture of Södermanland[?]

Colloquially Södermanland is also known as Sörmland.

Heraldry Main article: Heraldry of Södermanland[?]

Arms granted in 1560. The arms is represented with a dukal coronet. Blazon: "Or, a Griffin rampant Sable beaked, langued, membered and armed Gules."

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