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Örebro County, or Örebro län,, is a County or län in middle Sweden. It borders to the counties of Västra Götaland, Värmland, Dalarna, Västmanland, Södermanland and Östergötland.

Örebro län
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County SE-T, SE024
Residence City Örebro
Governor Sören Gunnarsson
County Council Landstinget i Örebro
Province Nericia
Westmannia
Wermelandia
Created 1634
Area
 - Total
 - Percent
Ranked 13th
8,519 km²
2.1 %
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Percent
 - Density
Ranked 10th
273,822
3.1 %
32.1/km²
GRP
 - Total (2004)
 - Percent
 - GRP/capita
Ranked 10th
61,203 Million SEK
2.61 %
224,000 SEK
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Map highlighting the location of Örebro County in Sweden


Contents

Province

For History, Geography and Culture see: Nericia, Westmannia or Wermelandia

Örebro County consists of the province of Nericia, the western half of Westmannia and a minor part of Wermelandia.

Administration

Main article: Örebro County Administrative Board

The county was named Närke and Värmland County until 1779 when Värmland County ceded.

The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests of the county, to promote the development of the county, to establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is nominally a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Örebro Governors.

Politics

Main article: Örebro County Council

The County Council of Örebro or Landstinget i Örebro län.


Municipalities

Main article: Municipalities of Örebro

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Nericia

The arms for the County of Örebro is a combination of the arms of Nericia, Westmannia and Wermelandia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board.

Miscellaneous topics

External links

fr:Comté d’Örebro hu:Örebro megye no:Örebro län sv:Örebro län

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