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=== '''History'''  ===
 
=== '''History'''  ===
  
Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as [[Värmland Province, Sweden|Värmland Province]].  
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Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Sometimes this County is called Karlstads län because the capital city is [[Karlstad_City,_Sweden|Karlstad]]. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as [[Värmland Province, Sweden|Värmland Province]].  
  
 
Värmland county&nbsp;borders&nbsp;Norway to the west, Kopparberg to&nbsp;the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south.&nbsp;  
 
Värmland county&nbsp;borders&nbsp;Norway to the west, Kopparberg to&nbsp;the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south.&nbsp;  
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Revision as of 15:05, 8 April 2013

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Image of county shield here.

History

Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Sometimes this County is called Karlstads län because the capital city is Karlstad. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as Värmland Province.

Värmland county borders Norway to the west, Kopparberg to the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south. 

The county letter for Värmland is: S

Tools

  • Värmland Word List

Districts

  • Fryksdals härad
  • Färnebo härad
  • Gillbergs härad
  • Grums härad
  • Jösse härad
  • Karlstads härad
  • Kils härad
  • Nordmarks härad
  • Nyeds härad
  • Näs härad
  • Visnums härad
  • Väse härad*
  • Älvdals härad
  • Ölme härad



Parishes




News
  • (Latest news for research in Värmland here)

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