Blekinge Coonty

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Blekinge
Blekinge län
Coonty o Swaden

Coat of arms

 
Kintra Swaden
Caipital Karlskrona
Government
 • Govrenor Gunvor Engström
 • Cooncil Landstinget Blekinge
Area
 • Total 2,941 km2 (1,136 sq mi)
Population (31 Mairch 2011)[1]
 • Total 153,131
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal SEK 34,566 million (2004)
GDP per capita SEK 231,000
NUTS Region SE221

Blekinge Coonty (Blekinge län) is a coonty or län in the sooth o Swaden. It borders the Coonties o Skåne, Kronoberg, Kalmar an the Easter Seas. The caipital is Karlskrona. It is the smawest o the present admeenistrative coonties o Swaden, coverin anerlie 0,7 % o the total aurie.

Province[eedit | eedit soorce]

For History, Geography and Culture see: Blekinge

Blekinge, the historical province Blekinge, haes virtually the same bundaries as the current admeenistrative entity, Blekinge Coonty.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Blekinge Coonty wis a pairt o Kalmar Coonty atween 1680 an 1683, due tae the foondation o the naval base at Karlskrona.

The main aim o the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is tae fulfil the goals set in naitional politics bi the Parliament an the govrenment, tae coordinate the interests o the coonty, tae promote the development o the coonty, tae establish regional goals an safeguard the due process o law in the handlin o each case. The Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Govrenment Agency heidit bi a Govrenor. See Leet o Blekinge Govrenors.

Heraldry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty o Blekinge inheritit its coat o airms frae the province o Blekinge. When it is shown wi a ryal croun it represents the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Blekinge Coonty Cooncil

Blekinge Coonty Cooncil, or Landstinget Blekinge, is a municipal entity that is independent o, but coterminous wi, the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird. Its main responsibilities lee in health care an public transportation issues for the coonty.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Population as o 2009-12-31 Blekinge coonty total 152 591, 1.6 % o the naition.

  • Karlshamn 30 919
  • Karlskrona 63 342
  • Olofström 13 102
  • Ronneby 28 416
  • Sölvesborg 16 813

Localities in order o size[eedit | eedit soorce]

The five maist populous localities in Blekinge Coonty as defined bi Statistics Sweden 2005:

# Locality Population
1 Karlskrona 32 606
2 Karlshamn 18 768
3 Ronneby 11 767
4 Sölvesborg 7 883
5 Olofström 7 425

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