Blekinge County, Sweden Genealogy

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The county of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest county by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap ([[Blekinge Province, Sweden|Blekinge Province]]) that pre-dates the county. Before 1997 the county boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad  counties.  
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The County of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest County by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap ([[Blekinge Province, Sweden|Blekinge Province]]) that pre-dates the County. Before 1997 the County boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad  Counties.  
  
 
The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Blekinge is: K  
 
The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Blekinge is: K  
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History

The County of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest County by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap (Blekinge Province) that pre-dates the County. Before 1997 the County boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad  Counties.

The county letter for Blekinge is: K

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  • Blekinge Word List

Districts

  • Bräkne Härad
  • Lister Härad
  • Medelstad Härad
  • Östra Härad


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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)


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