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Kalmar Coonty

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Coat of airms o Kalmar
Coat airms
Official logo of Kalmar
 • GovrenorStefan Carlsson
 • Total11171 km2 (4,313 sq mi)
 (31 Mairch 2011)[1]
 • Total233,168
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK million (2004)
GDP per caipitaSEK
NUTS RegionSE213

Kalmar Coonty (Kalmar län) is a coonty or län in soothren Swaden. It borders the coonties o Kronoberg, Jönköping, Blekinge an Östergötland. Tae the east in the Easter Seas is the island Gotland.

The coonties are mainly admeenistrative units. Geographically Kalmar Coonty covers the eastren pairt in the Småland province, an the entire island o Öland. For the auries history an cultur, see those auries.

Hintle o Öland's present day landscape kent as the Stora Alvaret haes been designatit as a Warld Heritage Steid bi UNESCO. This soothren pairt o Oland is kent for a lairge number o rare species; early paleolithic settlement at Alby; ither prehistoric remains such as the Gettlinge Gravefield an Eketorp Fortress; an the Ottenby Natur Preserve.


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Kalmar Coonty wis integratit wi Kronoberg Coonty till 1672. Blekinge wis a pairt o Kalmar Coonty atween 1680 an 1683, due tae the foondation o the naval base at Karlskrona.

The seat o residence for the govrenor or Landshövding is Kalmar. The govrenor is the heid o the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird or Länsstyrelse. The Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Govrenment Agency heidit bi a govrenor. See Leet o govrenors o Kalmar Coonty.

Syne 1997 The municipalities an the coonty cooncil cooperate through the indirectly poleetically controlled Regional Cooncil o Kalmar Coonty. The regional cooncil represents the municipalities interests in regional growth issues, coordinates infrastructur plannin, heicher education, common cultural issues an admeenisters various govrenmental an EU grants.


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On the mainland:

On Öland:


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Main airticle: Heraldry o Småland

The Coonty o Kalmar wis formally grantit its airms in 1944. Afore this the coonty carriet the airms o Småland an Öland side bi side. The current airms is a combination o the airms for Småland an Öland. Blazon: "Quartered, the airms o Småland an Öland"

References an notes

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  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

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