Kalmar County, Sweden

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Information about when the county was created. Geographical location and the neighboring counties in context to family history research. Kalmar County belongs to [[Småland Province, Sweden|Småland Province]].<br>  
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Kalmar County was created with the County organization of 1634, but did not have its current boarders until the 1700’s. In many ways the County was divided in two areas a northern and a southern half until the 1970’s. The northern half had Västervik as its capital with Kalmar city as a capital for the southern half.  
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Kalmar County belongs to [[Småland Province, Sweden|Småland Province]].<br>  
  
 
The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Kalmar is: H  
 
The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Kalmar is: H  
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Kalmar County was created with the County organization of 1634, but did not have its current boarders until the 1700’s. In many ways the County was divided in two areas a northern and a southern half until the 1970’s. The northern half had Västervik as its capital with Kalmar city as a capital for the southern half.

Kalmar County belongs to Småland Province.

The county letter for Kalmar is: H


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