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Uppsala (county)

The County of Uppsala is a county or län on the eastern coast of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Stockholm, Södermanland, Västmanland, Gävleborg, and to the Baltic Sea.

Uppsala län
CountyC
Residence cityUppsala
County councilLandstinget i Uppsala
ProvinceUppland
Area
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 15th
1.7 %
6,989 km²
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 6th
294,415
3.3 %
41.8/km²

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Province For History, Geography and Culture see: Uppland

The province of Uppland encompasses the County of Uppsala.

Administration Main article: County Administrative Board of Uppsala

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 Uppsala[?]

The County Council of Uppsala or Landstinget i Uppsala län.

Municipalities Main article: Municipalities of Uppsala[?]

Heraldry Main article: Heraldry of Uppland[?]

The County of Uppsala inherited its coat of arms from the province of Uppland. 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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