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Västerbotten County

county (län) in Sweden

Västerbotten County (Swedish: Västerbottens län) is a county in northern Sweden, with the seat located in Umeå. It was established in 1638.

Västerbotten

Västerbottens län
Coat of arms of Västerbotten
Coat of arms
Official logo of Västerbotten
 
CountrySweden
Formed1638
CapitalUmeå
Government
 • GovernorMagdalena Andersson
 • CouncilVästerbottens Läns Landsting
Area
 • Total55,186.2 km2 (21,307.5 sq mi)
Population
 (March 31 2011)[1]
 • Total259,239
 • Density4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-AC
GDP/ NominalSEK 55,534 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 218,000
NUTS RegionSE331
Websiteregionvasterbotten.se

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Västerbotten County at Wikimedia Commons