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Bohuslän

province in Sweden

Bohuslän is a historical province in southern Sweden. Once part of Norway, it became a part of Sweden in the 17th century.

Bohuslän
Coat of arms of Bohuslän
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Bohuslän.svg
CountrySweden
LandGötaland
CountyVästra Götaland County
Area
 • Total4,400 km2 (1,700 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total287,223
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectGötamål
Culture
 • FlowerEuropean honeysuckle
 • AnimalHarbour seal
 • BirdEurasian Oystercatcher
 • FishMackerel
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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