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Jämtland

historical province in Sweden

Jämtland is a historical province in northern Sweden. Once part of Norway, after having been an own nation earlier in the Middle Ages, it became a part of Sweden in the 17th century.

Jämtland
Coat of arms of Jämtland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Jämtland.svg
CountrySweden
LandNorrland
CountiesJämtland County
Västernorrland County
Västerbotten County
Area
 • Total34,009 km2 (13,131 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total112,717
 • Density3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectJamtlandic
Culture
 • FlowerOrchid
 • AnimalMoose
 • BirdHawk owl
 • FishBrown trout
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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