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Dalarna Coonty

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Dalarnas län
Coat of airms o Dalarna
Coat airms
Official logo of Dalarna
 • GovrenorMaria Norrfalk
 • CooncilLandstinget Dalarna
 • Total28194 km2 (10,886 sq mi)
 (March 31 2011)[1]
 • Total276,770
 • Density9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 62,604 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 226,000
NUTS RegionSE312

Dalarna County (Dalarnas län) is a county or län in middle Swaden. It borders the coonties o Jämtland, Gävleborg, Västmanland, Örebro an Värmland. It is bordered bi the Norse coonties o Hedmark an Sør-Trøndelag in the wast. The caipital is Falun.

The term Dalarna Coonty is mainly uised for admeenistrative purposes, being further subdividit intae municipalities (kommuner). Dalarna Coonty virtually encompasses the historical province Dalarna (literally, "the valleys"), that deals wi history an cultur o the aurie.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In aulder times, Dalarna wis periodically pairt o the territory ruled bi the govrenor o Västerås Castle. The 1634 Instrument o Govrenment led tae the creation o a coonty coverin Dalarna wi its awn Coonty Govrenor. The Kopparbergs län (literally Copper Muntain Coonty) wis feenally creatit by ryal decree in 1647.[2] In 1997, the name o the coonty wis chyngit tae Dalarna Coonty.

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 Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Govrenment Agency headed bi a Govrenor. See Leet o Dalarna Govrenors.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty Cooncil o Dalarna or Landstinget Dalarna primarily handles health care an public transportation.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipalities o Dalarna Coonty.

Main airticle: Municipalities o Dalarna

Heraldry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Dalarna County inheritit its coat o airms frae the province o Dalarna. When it is shown wi a ryal croun it represents the Coonty Admeeenistrative Board.

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

References and notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.
  2. Dalarna in Nordisk familjebok (in Swadish)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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