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Västergötland

historical province in Sweden

Västergötland is a historical province in southern Sweden. Several parts of Västergötland are dominated by plainlands known as "Västgötaslätten" ("Västgöta Plains").

Västergötland
Coat of arms of Västergötland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Västergötland.svg
CountrySweden
LandGötaland
CountiesVästra Götaland County
Jönköping County
Halland County
Örebro County
Area
 • Total16,694 km2 (6,446 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total1,238,845
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
 • DialectGötamål
Culture
 • FlowerHeather
 • AnimalCrane
 • Bird
 • FishBurbot
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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