Gotland Coonty

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Gotland
Gotlands län
Coonty o Swaden

Coat of arms

 
Kintra Swaden
Caipital Visby
Government
 • Govrenor Cecilia Schelin Seidegård
 • Cooncil Gotland Municipality
Area
 • Total 3,184 km2 (1,229 sq mi)
Population (March 31 2011)[1]
 • Total 57,203
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal SEK 12,154 million (2004)
GDP per caipita SEK 212,000
NUTS Region SE214

Gotland Coonty (Gotlands län) is a coonty or län of Sweden. Gotland is locatit in the Easter Seas tae the east o Öland, an is the lairgest o Swaden's islands. Counties are uisually sub-dividit intae municipalities, but Gotland Coonty anerlie consists o ane municipality: Gotland Municipality. Gotland Coonty at present is unique in Swaden as there is nae coonty cooncil. The municipality handles the tasks that itherwise is handled bi the coonty cooncil, mainly health care an public transport. Housomeivver, for Gotland Coonty, there is a Coonty Admeenistrative Buird which is a naitional authority. Baith the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird an the municipality hae their seat in the lairgest ceety Visby, wi 22,000 inhabitants.

Province[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sweden's coonties are mainly admeenistrative units, uised for inhabitant figurs, politics, etc. For the cultur an history o the island, see airticle Gotland. In this case the province, the coonty an the municipality aw hae identical borders an cover an aurie o 3184 km² [2] (3151 km² when excludin the lakes an rivers).

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 an promote the development o the coonty, tae establish regional goals an safeguard the due process o law in the handlin o each case. The County Administrative Buird is a Govrenment agency headed by a Governor. See Leet o govrenors o Gotland Coonty.

Gotland is the anerlie Swadish coonty that does no hae a coonty cooncil, as well as haein anerlie ane municipality an ane telephony aurie code.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Gotland Municipality

The Coonty o Gotland consists o a single municipality an as there is nae separate entity for a Coonty Cooncil, those tasks are handled bi the municipality. Durin a trial period the Coonty Cooncil provisions for Gotland haes been evolvit tae proveesions for a Regional Cooncil, meanin that it haes assumit certain tasks frae the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird. Similar proveesions are applicable tae the coonties o Västra Götaland an Skåne durin the trial period.

Heraldry[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden. 
  2. Statistisk årsbok för Sverige 2009

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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