History of Swedish Counties

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Swedish Counties: ''(LÄN)'' used in the Family History Library Catalog (24 Counties)  
 
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*Blekinge
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*Gotland
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*Gävleborg
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*Blekinge  
*Göteborg och Bohus
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*Gotland  
*Halland
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*Gävleborg  
*Jämtland
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*Göteborg och Bohus  
*Jönköping
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*Halland  
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*Jämtland  
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*Jönköping  
 
*Kalmar  
 
*Kalmar  
*Kopparberg
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*Kopparberg  
*Kristianstad
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*Kristianstad  
 
*Kronoberg  
 
*Kronoberg  
 
*Malmöhus
 
*Malmöhus
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*Norrbotten
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*Skaraborg
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*Norrbotten  
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*Skaraborg  
 
*Stockholm  
 
*Stockholm  
*Södermanland
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*Södermanland  
*Uppsala
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*Uppsala  
*Värmland
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*Värmland  
*Västerbotten
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*Västerbotten  
*Västernorrland
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*Västernorrland  
*Västmanland
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*Västmanland  
*Älvsborg
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*Älvsborg  
*Örebro
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*Örebro  
 
*Östergötland
 
*Östergötland
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Sweden has assigned a letter code for each county. The letter code is often used to identify the county and it is customary to refer to a county by its letter instead of its name, such as K-län for Blekinge and AC-län for Västerbotten. The official country codes are as follows:
 
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*A ...... Stockholm City
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*B ...... Stockholm County *
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*C ...... Uppsala
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*D ......Södermanland
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*E ......Östergötland
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*F ......Jönköping
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*G ......Kronoberg
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*H ......Kalmar
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*I ........Gotland
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*K .......Blekinge
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*L ........Kristianstad
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*M .......Malmöhus
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*N .......Halland
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*O ....... Göteborg och Bohus
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*P .......Älvsborg
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*R .......Skaraborg
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*S .......Värmland
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*T.......Örebro
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*U ......Västmanland
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*W ......Kopparberg
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*X......Gävleborg
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*Y .......Västernorrland
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*Z .......Jämtland
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*AC ....Västerbotten
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*BD ....Norrbotten
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<br>Sweden has assigned a letter code for each county. The letter code is often used to identify the county and it is customary to refer to a county by its letter instead of its name, such as K-län for Blekinge and AC-län for Västerbotten. The official country codes are as follows:
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*Blekinge .................... K  
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*Blekinge ........... K  
*Gotland ...................... I  
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*Gotland ............ I  
*Gävleborg ................... X  
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*Gävleborg .......... X  
*Göteborg och Bohus ... O  
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*Göteborg och Bohus . O  
*Halland ..................... N  
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*Halland ............ N  
*Jämtland ................... Z  
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*Jämtland ........... Z  
*Jönköping .................. F  
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*Jönköping .......... F  
*Kalmar ...................... H  
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*Kalmar ............. H  
*Kopparberg ............... W  
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*Kopparberg ......... W  
*Kristianstad ............... L  
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*Kristianstad ....... L  
*Kronoberg ................. G  
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*Kronoberg .......... G  
*Malmöhus ................. M  
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*Malmöhus ........... M  
*Norrbotten ................BD  
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*Norrbotten ......... BD  
*Skaraborg ................. R  
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*Skaraborg .......... R  
*Stockholm City .... ..... A  
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*Stockholm City ..... A  
*Stockholm County ..... B  
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*Stockholm County ... B  
*Södermanland ........... D  
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*Södermanland ....... D  
*Uppsala .................C
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*Uppsala ............ C  
*Värmland .................S  
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*Värmland ........... S  
*Västerbotten ............ AC  
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*Västerbotten ....... AC  
*Västernorrland........... Y  
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*Västernorrland...... Y  
*Västmanland ............ U  
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*Västmanland ........ U  
*Älvsborg .................. P  
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*Älvsborg ........... P  
*Örebro ..................... T  
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*Örebro ............. T  
*Östergötland.............E  
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*Östergötland........ E
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Revision as of 23:13, 21 August 2008

Swedish Counties: (LÄN) used in the Family History Library Catalog (24 Counties)

  • Blekinge
  • Gotland
  • Gävleborg
  • Göteborg och Bohus
  • Halland
  • Jämtland
  • Jönköping
  • Kalmar
  • Kopparberg
  • Kristianstad
  • Kronoberg
  • Malmöhus
  • Norrbotten
  • Skaraborg
  • Stockholm
  • Södermanland
  • Uppsala
  • Värmland
  • Västerbotten
  • Västernorrland
  • Västmanland
  • Älvsborg
  • Örebro
  • Östergötland


Sweden has assigned a letter code for each county. The letter code is often used to identify the county and it is customary to refer to a county by its letter instead of its name, such as K-län for Blekinge and AC-län for Västerbotten. The official country codes are as follows:

  • Blekinge ........... K
  • Gotland ............ I
  • Gävleborg .......... X
  • Göteborg och Bohus . O
  • Halland ............ N
  • Jämtland ........... Z
  • Jönköping .......... F
  • Kalmar ............. H
  • Kopparberg ......... W
  • Kristianstad ....... L
  • Kronoberg .......... G
  • Malmöhus ........... M
  • Norrbotten ......... BD
  • Skaraborg .......... R
  • Stockholm City ..... A
  • Stockholm County ... B
  • Södermanland ....... D
  • Uppsala ............ C
  • Värmland ........... S
  • Västerbotten ....... AC
  • Västernorrland...... Y
  • Västmanland ........ U
  • Älvsborg ........... P
  • Örebro ............. T
  • Östergötland........ E