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Swedish Counties: ''(LÄN)'' used in the Family History Library Catalog (24 Counties)  
 
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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:  
 
<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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*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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*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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*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 23:25, 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:

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