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Encyclopedia > Jämtland County

Jämtland County, or Jämtlands län, is a County or län in the north of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Dalarna, Gävleborg, Västernorrland, and Västerbotten. It also borders to the Norwegian county of Nord-Trøndelag. A County, or Län, is an administrative and political subdivision of Sweden. ... Län and lääni are the Swedish and Finnish terms for the administrative divisions used in Sweden and Finland, and sometimes in other countries, especially as a translation of the Russian word oblast. ... Dalarna County, or Dalarnas län is a County or län in middle Sweden. ... Gävleborg County, or Gävleborgs län, is a County or län on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden. ... Västerbotten County, or Västerbottens län is a County or län in the north of Sweden. ... The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia, with territorial waters bordering Danish and British waters. ... County NO-17 Region Trøndelag Administrative centre Steinkjer County mayor Inger Lise Gjørv Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 6 22,412 km² 6. ...

Jämtlands län
Image:Jämtland_county.png
County SE-Z, SE072
Residence City Östersund
Governor Maggi Mikaelsson
County Council Jämtlands Läns Landsting
Province Jemtia
Herdalia
Created 1810
Area
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 3rd
49,444 km²
12.0 %
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 20th
130,705
1.5 %
2.6/km²
GRP
 - Total (2004)
 - Percent
 - GRP/capita
Ranked 20th
27,628 Million SEK
1.18 %
215,000 SEK
Image:svcmap_jamtland.png
Map highlighting the location of Jämtland County in Sweden
Contents

A County, or Län, is an administrative and political subdivision of Sweden. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for Sweden describe the 21 Counties, or län. ... The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics of Sweden are used for statistical purposes in a European Union context. ... A County Administrative Board is a Government appointed board of a County in Sweden. ... Östersund  listen? is a Municipality in Jämtland County, in north eastern Sweden. ... The Swedish Counties were run by Governors, appointed by the Swedish monarch, since their establishment in 1634. ... A County Council, or Landsting, is an elected assembly of a County in Sweden. ... The provinces or landskap were the subdivision of Sweden until 1634, when they were replaced by counties in a reform, led by Axel Oxenstierna, that still remains in force in Sweden proper. ... Jemtia, or Jämtland (or simply Jamtland as it is known by its local dialect), is a historical Province or landskap in the north of Sweden. ... Herdalia, or Härjedalen, is a historical Province or landskap in the north of Sweden. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... In economics, the gross domestic product (GDP) is a measure of the amount of the economic production of a particular territory in financial capital terms during a specific time period. ... Sweden is an industrialized country. ... This article is about the Swedish unit of currency. ...

Province

For History, Geography and Culture see: Jemtia or Herdalia Jemtia, or Jämtland (or simply Jamtland as it is known by its local dialect), is a historical Province or landskap in the north of Sweden. ... Herdalia, or Härjedalen, is a historical Province or landskap in the north of Sweden. ...


Jämtland County is divided upon the provinces of Jemtia and Herdalia.


Administration

Main article: Jämtland County Administrative Board


The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests and promote the development of the county, to establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is nominally a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Jämtland Governors. A County Administrative Board is a Government appointed board of a County in Sweden. ... Riksdag is also the Swedish name of the Parliament of Finland. ... Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a representative democracy based on a parliamentary system. ... The Government Agencies in Sweden are state controlled organizations who act independently to carry out the policies of the Swedish Government. ...


Politics

Main article: Jämtland County Council


The County Council of Jämtland or Jämtlands Läns Landsting. A County Council, or Landsting, is an elected assembly of a County in Sweden. ...


Municipalities

Main article: Municipalities of Jämtland

Berg is a Municipality in Jämtland County, in north eastern Sweden. ... Krokom is a Municipality in Jämtland County, in north eastern Sweden. ... Ragunda is a Municipality in Jämtland County, in north eastern Sweden. ...

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Jämtland


The arms for the County of Jämtland is a combination of the arms of Jemtia, and Herdalia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. Blazon: "Parted per fess, the arms of Jemtia and the arms of Herdalia."


Miscellaneous topics

External links

  • Jämtland County Administrative Board (http://www.z.lst.se/)
  • Jämtland County Council (http://www.jll.se/)
  • Jämtlands Official Site (http://www.jamtland.se/)

 
 

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