Sweden: Abbreviations in Svensk Ortförteckning

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ABBREVIATIONS FOR:

SVENSK ORTFÖRTECKNING
(SWEDISH POSTAL GUIDE)

BLEK = BLEKINGE county P = postal code

GBG = GÖTEBORG OVH BOHUS prästgd = minister’s farm

gd = small farm S = south

gd:ar = large farm Sk = school

GOTL = GOTLAND county SKBG = SKARABORG county

GÄVL = GÄVLEBORG county S:t = saint

HALL = HALLAND county St = greater

JKPG = JÖNKÖPING county STH = STOCKHOLM county

JMTL = JÄMTLAND county SÖDM = SÖDERMANLAND county

KALM = KALMAR county UPPS = UPPSALA county

KPBG = KOPPARBERG county V = west

KRIST = KRISTIANSTAD county VBTN = VÄSTERBOTTEN county

KRON = KRONOBERG county VRML = VÄRMLAND county

kv = mill (flour) VSTM = VÄSTMANLAND county

L = little ÄLVSBORG = ÄLVSBORG county

MALM = MALMÖHUS county Ö = east

N = north ÖREBRO = ÖREBRO county

NBTN = NORRBOTTEN county ÖSTG = ÖSTERGÖTLAND county




SWEDISH TERMS TO KNOW


GÅRD FARM

BY VILLAGE

FÖRSAMLING PARISH

SOCKEN PARISH

HÄRAD COURT DISTRICT

LÄN COUNTY

LANDSKAP PROVINCE


SWEDISH PLACE NAME PREFIXES TO KNOW


NORRA (N) NORTH

SÖDRA (S) SOUTH

VÄSTRA (V) WEST

ÖSTRA (Ö) EAST

LILLA (L) LITTLE

STORA (St) GREATER

NEDRE (Ne) LOWER

ÖVRE (Ö) UPPER

YTTER (Y) OUTER

INDRE (I) INNER