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Blekinge Coonty

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Blekinge län
Coat of airms o Blekinge
Coat airms
Official logo of Blekinge
 • GovrenorGunvor Engström
 • CooncilLandstinget Blekinge
 • Total2941 km2 (1,136 sq mi)
 (31 Mairch 2011)[1]
 • Total153,131
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 34,566 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 231,000
NUTS RegionSE221

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.


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For History, Geography and Culture see: Blekinge

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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

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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

References an notes

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  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

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