Västernorrland County

county (län) in Sweden

Västernorrland County (Swedish: Västernorrlands län) is a county in northern Sweden, with the seat located in Härnösand. It was established in 1634.

Västernorrland
Västernorrlands län
Flag of Västernorrland
Coat of arms of Västernorrland
Official logo of Västernorrland
Coordinates: 62°44′23″N 16°55′48″E / 62.739633°N 16.929932°E / 62.739633; 16.929932Coordinates: 62°44′23″N 16°55′48″E / 62.739633°N 16.929932°E / 62.739633; 16.929932
CountrySweden
Founded1654
CapitalHärnösand
Government
 • GovernorBo Källstrand
 • CouncilLandstinget Västernorrland
Area
 • Total21,683.8 km2 (8,372.2 sq mi)
Population
 (31 March 2011)[1]
 • Total242,347
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-Y
GDP/ NominalSEK 61,540 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 251,000
NUTS RegionSE321
Websitewww.y.lst.se

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
Municipalities of Västernorrland County

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Västernorrland County at Wikimedia Commons