Östergötland

historical province in Sweden

Östergötland is a historical province in southern Sweden. It's dominated by plainlands known as "Östgötaslätten" ("Östgöta Plains").

Östergötland
Östgöta Plain
Östgöta Plain
Flag of Östergötland
Flag
Coat of arms of Östergötland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Östergötland.svg
CountrySweden
LandGötaland
CountiesÖstergötland County
Örebro County
Area
 • Total9,979 km2 (3,853 sq mi)
Population
 (2011-12-31)[1]
 • Total428,379
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectÖstgötska
Götamål
Culture
 • FlowerCornflower
 • Animal
 • BirdMute swan
 • FishPike
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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